John Donovan


Image Gallery: AT&T Innovation Summit in San Francisco

AT&T invited the media to its flagship store in San Francisco on Feb. 1 for a private showcase. The purpose: to show what AT&T Labs has been up to and how the company’s projects will impact the future.

AT&T CTO: Problem? What Network Problem?

In a keynote address to attendees at the CTIA Wireless show Thursday, AT&T CTO John Donovan blamed rapid data growth for the service problems customers are lashing out about throughout the blogosphere. Donovan acknowledged that he’s heard the many complaints about dropped calls, slow connections and other service-related issues, but he points to all of […]

The Executive Exodus: Is Convergence to Blame?

April has been a big month for top-level management change at the tier 1 service providers. Qwest Communications International Inc. last week announced the resignation of executive vice president and CFO John Richardson. Then, this week, BT Group CEO Ben Verwaayen and Level 3 Communications’ Brady Rafuse, who heads the carrier’s European business and content […]

AT&T Replaces Rice as Chief Technology Officer

In an unexpected development, AT&T Inc. said Tuesday it is replacing CTO Chris Rice, who will take a new role with the company. No clear reason was given for the move, which would seem to signify a greater emphasis on sales and marketing. The company has appointed John Donovan as CTO, saying he will oversee […]

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