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AT&T Declares Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Shares

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:02pm

The board of directors of AT&T Inc. ( NYSE: T ) today 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.

Key Points: 
  • The board of directors of AT&T Inc. ( NYSE: T ) today 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 $240.7986111 per preferred share, or $0.2407986111 per depositary share.
  • The dividends are payable on May 1, 2020, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 9, 2020.
  • Reconciliations between the non-GAAP financial measures and the GAAP financial measures are available on the companys website at https://investors.att.com .

GCI Liberty to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 8:15pm

GCI Liberty, Inc. (GCI Liberty) (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP) will be holding its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at approximately 8:30 a.m., local time.

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  • GCI Liberty, Inc. (GCI Liberty) (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP) will be holding its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at approximately 8:30 a.m., local time.
  • Stockholders wishing to nominate a director or present a proposal to be considered at the annual meeting must submit a written notice to the Corporate Secretary of the Company on or before April 6, 2020 at its executive offices at 12300 Liberty Boulevard, Englewood, Colorado 80112.
  • GCI Liberty, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP) operates and owns interests in a broad range of communications businesses.
  • GCI Libertys principal assets consist of its subsidiary GCI Holdings, LLC (GCI) and interests in Charter Communications and Liberty Broadband Corporation.

Atlantic Broadband Deploys Remote Operations and Virtual Support Tools to Assist Customers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:25pm

Virtual Support: The company has deployed remote virtual support tools that allow care agents and technicians to assist customers in real time via a live, interactive video streaming without the need for an in-home appointment.

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  • Virtual Support: The company has deployed remote virtual support tools that allow care agents and technicians to assist customers in real time via a live, interactive video streaming without the need for an in-home appointment.
  • Expansion of Self-Install Options: In order to reduce the need to deploy an installer to the home, Atlantic Broadband has deployed new self-installation options for customers for services that do not require in-home technical support.
  • Call Ahead Verification: Atlantic Broadband agents are calling ahead before in-home appointments to assess the wellness situation in the household.
  • Atlantic Broadband supports its business clients with 24/7 network monitoring and technical support, professional client care, and dedicated local account executives.

Sermo Invites All Doctors Globally to Participate in the Largest COVID-19 Real Time Study; Unprecedented Data From Doctors in 30 Countries Will Provide a Weekly Perspective of the COVID-19 Battle From the Frontlines

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:20pm

Sermo , the leading global social platform for physicians and largest healthcare data collection company, today announced the launch of its COVID-19 Real Time Barometer.

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  • Sermo , the leading global social platform for physicians and largest healthcare data collection company, today announced the launch of its COVID-19 Real Time Barometer.
  • Policy is being decided on the fly by politicians and governments, and oftentimes without accurate data because of the rapidly changing pandemic.
  • Media is invited to partner with Sermo to share and amplify this important data with all stakeholders alike.
  • Sermo is the largest healthcare data collection company and social platform for physicians, reaching 1,3MM HCPs across 150 countries.

The Roberts Family Donates $5 Million For Laptops to Help Philadelphia Students Start Online Classes by Mid-April

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:01pm

Were living in an unprecedented time and COVID-19 is presenting our society with new challenges every day, said Aileen and Brian Roberts.

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  • Were living in an unprecedented time and COVID-19 is presenting our society with new challenges every day, said Aileen and Brian Roberts.
  • In good times or bad, now all of our Philadelphia students will have access to technology to help them succeed.
  • The 50,000 new laptops will be distributed along with the estimated 40,000 laptops already in school buildings to students and families.
  • During the interim two weeks, the laptops will be prepared for the students and the Philadelphia School District teachers will be trained to support distance learning.

Anthem Simplifies Care Provider Protocols to Help Deliver Safe, Effective and Timely COVID-19 Care

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00pm

Additionally, Anthem will cover respiratory services for acute treatment of COVID-19 along with in-network and out-of-network coverage for COVID-19 laboratory testing.

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  • Additionally, Anthem will cover respiratory services for acute treatment of COVID-19 along with in-network and out-of-network coverage for COVID-19 laboratory testing.
  • To further ease the administrative demands on providers, Anthem will also temporarily adjust handling and monitoring of claims and audits.
  • Proactive steps are underway to communicate these changes to providers via Anthems provider portal and provider services team.
  • Online Symptom Assessment & Sydney Care App: Anthem launched a COVID-19 symptom assessment tool available online and via the Sydney Care mobile app.

Mercato Offers Unlimited Free Grocery Delivery to People Ages 60+ Powered by DoorDash

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:48pm

In partnership with its preferred delivery provider DoorDash , Mercato will provide unlimited, on-demand delivery of fresh groceries and pantry staples to seniors who feel safer ordering from their computer and getting food delivered to their doorstep within hours.

Key Points: 
  • In partnership with its preferred delivery provider DoorDash , Mercato will provide unlimited, on-demand delivery of fresh groceries and pantry staples to seniors who feel safer ordering from their computer and getting food delivered to their doorstep within hours.
  • To minimize contact between the customer and delivery person, customers can request a no-contact delivery at checkout and have the ability to provide instructions on where to leave their grocery order.
  • Mercato offers e-commerce and same-day delivery of high-quality groceries and specialty foods from more than 900 independently owned stores across the country.
  • By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time.

IAITAM: “Huge Risk to Sensitive Data” Seen in First Major Corporate Billing Cycle Under Work-From-Home Orders

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 4:37pm

Not only are these companies putting their own data at risk, but they are also exposing sensitive data about their clients.

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  • Not only are these companies putting their own data at risk, but they are also exposing sensitive data about their clients.
  • Dr. Barbara Rembiesa, president and CEO of IAITAM, said: Many companies were caught unprepared when cities and states issued mandatory stay-at-home rules.
  • It is important to ensure that assets used at home are abiding by internal policies and external regulations that govern billing information.
  • Remote employees are not trained on data privacy regulation and risk exposing sensitive information to a data breach.

AT&T Declares Quarterly Dividend

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 3:17pm

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.

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  • 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 dividend is payable on May 1, 2020, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 9, 2020.
  • AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across TV, mobile and broadband.
  • Xandr provides marketers with innovative and relevant advertising solutions for consumers around premium video content and digital advertising through its platform.

QSR International Launches Reimagined NVivo Qualitative Data Analysis Software

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:51pm

QSR International , the leading developer of qualitative data analysis (QDA) software, today announced the launch of the new NVivo , the latest version of its popular research tool used by health, government, non-profit, academic and commercial researchers worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • QSR International , the leading developer of qualitative data analysis (QDA) software, today announced the launch of the new NVivo , the latest version of its popular research tool used by health, government, non-profit, academic and commercial researchers worldwide.
  • The new version of NVivo offers the most intuitive QDA software experience and extends the reach and power of qualitative research as public/private and geographically disparate collaboration grows to address global issues.
  • The new NVivo collaboration module supports global teams to share research data in a secure, cloud-based environment.
  • Headquartered in the United States, QSR International also maintains offices in Australia and throughout Europe.