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Axon Announces Microsoft, Skydio and Verizon as Top Sponsors for 2021 Accelerate Conference

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 12:30pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AXON), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced Microsoft as the title sponsor of Axon Accelerate, the public safety technology conference.

Key Points: 
  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AXON), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced Microsoft as the title sponsor of Axon Accelerate, the public safety technology conference.
  • Skydio, Verizon, FirstNet Built with AT&T, Cellebrite, Cradlepoint, and Panasonic TOUGHBOOK are among other confirmed sponsors for the annual conference taking place in Phoenix, on November 1 to 3.
  • Axon Accelerate is a global thought leadership symposium for public safety professionals.
  • Axon, Axon Accelerate, Axon Network and the Delta Logo are trademarks of Axon Enterprise, Inc., some of which are registered in the US and other countries.

AT&T Declares Dividends on Common and Preferred Shares

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:42pm

The board of directors of AT&T Inc. ( NYSE: T ) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.52 a share on the companys common shares.

Key Points: 
  • The board of directors of AT&T Inc. ( NYSE: T ) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.52 a share on the companys common shares.
  • The board of directors also declared quarterly dividends on the companys 5.000% Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A and the companys 4.750% Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series C. The Series A dividend is $312.50 per preferred share, or $0.3125 per depositary share.
  • The Series C dividend is $296.875 per preferred share, or $0.296875 per depositary share.
  • All dividends are payable on November 1, 2021, to stockholders of record of the respective shares at the close of business on October 11, 2021.

Prodapt to Showcase 5G, Cloud and Customer Experience Thought Leadership at TM Forum's Digital Transformation World Series 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:28pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Prodapt, a leading consulting, technology & managed services provider to the Connectedness vertical returns to TM Forum's Digital Transformation World Series as a gold sponsor and will be showcasing its thought leadership across 5G, Cloud, and Customer Experience capabilities at this year's event. 

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Prodapt, a leading consulting, technology & managed services provider to the Connectedness vertical returns to TM Forum's Digital Transformation World Series as a gold sponsor and will be showcasing its thought leadership across 5G, Cloud, and Customer Experience capabilities at this year's event.
  • "We are delighted to partner with TM Forum once again in bringing together the Digital Transformation World Series 2021," said Harsha Kumar, President, Prodapt.
  • "We are excited to showcase our success stories that we have achieved with our customers in building software-intensive networks and 5G enablement, Cloud, and Customer Experience."
  • Prodapt will demonstrate its thought leadership across speaking sessions, virtual digital leadership summit, In conversation with series, and CXO interviews spread across four weeks.

Corporate Accountability Action Launches #OfftheBANWagon Campaign To Hold Financial Backers of Texas Abortion Ban Accountable

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:15pm

The new project will shine a light on the corporations that have bankrolled the campaigns of the Texas state legislators who sponsored this cruel abortion ban.

Key Points: 
  • The new project will shine a light on the corporations that have bankrolled the campaigns of the Texas state legislators who sponsored this cruel abortion ban.
  • As a result of the Texas ban, state legislatures across the country are considering extreme abortion ban laws of their own, taking away long-established reproductive rights.
  • The #OffTheBANWagon campaign, a project of Corporate Accountability Action and American Bridge 21st Century, will be releasing advertisements focused on educating Texas residents on the corporate backers of the ban, along with the critical role these major corporations played in the ultimate passing of the law.
  • To learn more about how to hold these corporations accountable, visit OffTheBANWagon.org or Twitter @CAAction2021 , Facebook at / corporateaccountabilityaction , or on Instagram @corporateaccountabilityaction .

Prodapt to Showcase 5G, Cloud and Customer Experience Thought Leadership at TM Forum's Digital Transformation World Series 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:24pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Prodapt, a leading consulting, technology & managed services provider to the Connectedness vertical returns to TM Forum's Digital Transformation World Series as a gold sponsor and will be showcasing its thought leadership across 5G, Cloud, and Customer Experience capabilities at this year's event.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Prodapt, a leading consulting, technology & managed services provider to the Connectedness vertical returns to TM Forum's Digital Transformation World Series as a gold sponsor and will be showcasing its thought leadership across 5G, Cloud, and Customer Experience capabilities at this year's event.
  • "We are delighted to partner with TM Forum once again in bringing together the Digital Transformation World Series 2021," said Harsha Kumar, President, Prodapt.
  • "We are excited to showcase our success stories that we have achieved with our customers in building software-intensive networks and 5G enablement, Cloud, and Customer Experience."
  • Prodapt will demonstrate its thought leadership across speaking sessions, virtual digital leadership summit, In conversation with series, and CXO interviews spread across four weeks.

Braidio Acquires Leia to Empower Its Customer Engagement Platform with Advanced AI and Digital Automation

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:05pm

Leia's Founder and CEO, along with the AI Platform team, will be joining Braidio to lead the AI integration into Braidio's low-code productivity automation and orchestration platform.

Key Points: 
  • Leia's Founder and CEO, along with the AI Platform team, will be joining Braidio to lead the AI integration into Braidio's low-code productivity automation and orchestration platform.
  • With Leia, Braidio offers the only turnkey Customer Success Automation Platform at the mobile edge in the entire market.
  • "Braidio is empowering customers with the technologies they need to accelerate their digital transformation and make the much-needed shift to 'digital first' customer experiences" said Iain Scholnick, Founder and CEO of Braidio.
  • Our AI will be able to create a robust digital engagement platform, giving any sized organization the capability to develop a strong digital presence."

Streaming Services Raise Bar as Residential TV Costs Remain High; J.D. Power Study Predicts Customers Will Remain Loyal in Near Term

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

As options for streaming services increase, so do customer expectations of those services, according to the J.D.

Key Points: 
  • As options for streaming services increase, so do customer expectations of those services, according to the J.D.
  • Streaming services provide cost-effective, personalized and convenient content, which effectively compete against traditional TV providers.
  • Customers with highly satisfying streaming experiences will continue to seek increased convenience, personalization and relevant content elsewhere if not delivered by traditional television providers.
  • Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Study is based on responses from 21,555 customers who currently have television service with a provider included in the study.

Need and Importance of Reliable Internet Has Never Been So Critical as Speed and Consistency Drive Customer Satisfaction, J.D. Power Finds

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

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Key Points: 
  • Power.
  • While overall satisfaction had been increasing since 2018, it has declined since last year, showing that as the necessity of internet service has increased, so have the expectations of customers.
  • Residential Internet Service Provider Satisfaction Study is based on responses from 27,181 customers that currently have internet service with a provider included in the study.
  • Power has been delivering incisive industry intelligence on customer interactions with brands and products for more than 50 years.

AT&T CEO John Stankey Updates Shareholders

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:30pm

John Stankey, chief executive officer of AT&T Inc. * ( NYSE:T ), spoke recently at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference, where he provided an update to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • John Stankey, chief executive officer of AT&T Inc. * ( NYSE:T ), spoke recently at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference, where he provided an update to shareholders.
  • Following the close of the WarnerMedia-Discovery transaction, Stankey believes AT&T Communications and Warner Bros.
  • Discovery will each have the right scale, capital structure and asset base to lead their respective industries.
  • In AT&Ts wireless unit, customers have been receptive to the companys simplified and consistent go-to-market strategy combined with its network quality.

Whip Media and NATPE Partner to Launch Report on Global Content Viewership

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

The NATPE report is compiled utilizing Whip Media's proprietary global panel of consumers who report what programs they follow and watch and, further, how they feel about those shows.

Key Points: 
  • The NATPE report is compiled utilizing Whip Media's proprietary global panel of consumers who report what programs they follow and watch and, further, how they feel about those shows.
  • Starting today, the NATPE Navigator is available bi-monthly on the NATPE and Whip Media websites and will be distributed in the NATPE newsletter.
  • The company's newest innovation, the Whip Media Exchange is a next-generation content rights marketplace that makes global film and TV content licensing faster and more efficient.
  • NATPE is a global content association and professional membership organization dedicated to shaping the future of content through global marketplaces and conferences, screenings, awards, and networking events; all specially curated for the content industry.