AT&T Statement on FCC’s VoIP Symmetry Ruling to Clarify Disputes around Switched Access Charges

The following may be attributed Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “AT&T supports today’s FCC action that interprets the VoIP symmetry rule in a manner consistent with long-standing precedent.  This decision provides greater marketplace clarity while reducing existing and potential future intercarrier compensation disputes.”

Read More AT&T Statement on FCC’s VoIP Symmetry Ruling to Clarify Disputes around Switched Access Charges

AT&T Statement on Creation of Dedicated Suicide Hotline

The following may be attributed Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We support the Commission’s proposal to develop a feasible and effective designated dialing code for access to suicide prevention and mental health crisis intervention services, which will help save lives, and we look forward to participating in the…

Read More AT&T Statement on Creation of Dedicated Suicide Hotline

AT&T Statement on USMCA Bipartisan Agreement

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “AT&T applauds the White House, the United States Trade Representative, Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Neal for their tremendous work and dedication to reach a bipartisan agreement on USMCA.  This effort to modernize digital trade rules has far reaching implications for…

Read More AT&T Statement on USMCA Bipartisan Agreement

AT&T Statement on 5G Spectrum Act

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “The U.S. leads the world in the deployment of 5G, and we applaud Senators Roger Wicker and John Thune for their commitment to maintaining America’s leadership position. Coupled with the FCC’s announcement yesterday, the 5G Spectrum Act will ensure that…

Read More AT&T Statement on 5G Spectrum Act

AT&T Statement on FCC Chairman Pai’s Proposal to Unleash C-Band Spectrum for 5G

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “The C-Band represents an important 5G opportunity for the U.S., but to unlock its potential a series of objectives must be met. As we have previously said, any path forward must chart a course toward a fair,…

Read More AT&T Statement on FCC Chairman Pai’s Proposal to Unleash C-Band Spectrum for 5G

AT&T Statement on FCC Ruling Condemning Broadcast Station Groups’ Anti-Consumer Behavior

The following may be attributed to an AT&T spokesperson: “Today’s FCC ruling that the broadcast station groups’ behavior was a violation of its rules shows again that the entire retransmission consent process is broken and demands immediate reform. This was clearly one of the more egregious examples of how broadcasters routinely hold consumers hostage into…

Read More AT&T Statement on FCC Ruling Condemning Broadcast Station Groups’ Anti-Consumer Behavior

AT&T Statement on Senator Wicker Bill to Renew STELAR

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker today introduced the Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2019 (STAR Act). You can attribute the following statement to AT&T’s Executive Vice President-Federal Relations Tim McKone: “We support renewing STELAR to protect 870,000 of our country’s most rural consumers who are at risk of losing their broadcast channels at…

Read More AT&T Statement on Senator Wicker Bill to Renew STELAR

AT&T Statement on FCC Action to Protect VoIP Services from Discriminatory Fees

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “AT&T supports the Commission’s action today to protect VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services from discriminatory treatment. Today, the FCC confirmed that 911 charges for VoIP customers must be comparable for consumers purchasing traditional telephone services, further…

Read More AT&T Statement on FCC Action to Protect VoIP Services from Discriminatory Fees

AT&T Statement on D.C. Circuit Court Net Neutrality Decision

Attribute the following statement to AT&T Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel David R. McAtee II:  “Today, the D.C. Circuit upheld the FCC’s 2017 decision to pursue a market-based, ‘light-touch’ policy for governing the internet — an approach that relies on Title I of the Act as opposed to the utility-style regulation under Title…

Read More AT&T Statement on D.C. Circuit Court Net Neutrality Decision