AT&T Completes YP Sale

AT&T has finalized the sale of 53 percent of its Yellow Pages operation to the private equity firm Cerberus Capital, which has launched YP Holdings LLC. The new company will be led by newly appointed CEO David Krantz, who had…

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AT&T Next to Launch Daily Deal Site

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that AT&T Interactive will join the growing list of directory companies to launch a daily deal site. AT&T Interactive CEO David Krantz told The Journal that he believes AT&T could be "fast followers"…

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AT&T Ad Solutions Down 17% YTD

It's Yellow Pages earnings season again. AT&T is usually among the first out with its results, and the latest numbers show a worsening picture for its Advertising Solutions business, which includes print Yellow Pages and yp.com. The results are compounded by very…

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AT&T Closes Down Some Florida Directories

AT&T Advertising Solutions had decided to stop publication of five Florida directories: Tampa, Clearwater/St. Petersburg, Polk, West Pasco and Sarasota. In each of these market, AT&T is the competitive publishers, with either DexOne or SuperMedia being the incumbent. AT&T had…

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AT&Ti’s Buzz.com Now in Beta

AT&T Interactive has put up a beta version of its new Buzz.com site dedicated to eliciting positive social recommendations and answers to questions from friends, friends of friends and throughout the Buzz site (which, unfortunately, may get confused with Google…

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