AT&T To Launch Mobile Entertainment Service


AT&T is the latest media company to announce plans to launch a mobile entertainment service.

Company Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson appeared at the 43rd Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York on Tuesday and told investors AT&T was hoping to launch a service along the lines of competitor Verizon's Go90. He said that AT&T would soon announce and in January launch a "premium content" package that will offer "mobile stacked content together with a really robust wireless asset."

He also revealed the company is aggressively pursuing the rights to offer an OTT bundle of channels similar to the one currently being offered by rival Dish Network's Sling TV. He didn't give any further details about the proposed service, but did say that an announcement would be upcoming at some point in the near future.