AT&T Statement on Blocking Internationally Originated Robocalls

Attribute the following to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “Our commitment to protect our customers from unwanted and fraudulent robocalls spans not just nationwide, but globally as well, and we have worked hard to get 99% of our international traffic certified in the FCC’s robocall database.  We commend the Commission…

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AT&T Statement on Nationwide Framework for 4.9GHz Spectrum

Attribute the following to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations:  “The 4.9 GHz band is a critical band for public safety and could provide key support for future 5G public safety deployments. We appreciate the FCC’s focus on avoiding fragmentation and expanding the usefulness of the band for public safety.”

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AT&T Statement on Juneteenth National Independence Day

“AT&T applauds today’s enactment by President Biden of Congress’s bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday commemorating the end of the evil institution of slavery in the United States. We look forward to celebrating the new holiday, starting initially with a variety of activities for our employees to recognize its meaning and significance.”

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AT&T Statement on Need to Address Current Subsidy Program for Low-Income Americans

Attribute the following to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated shifts in how we communicate and magnified the importance of broadband connectivity for all Americans. We commend FCC Commissioner Carr for his remarks highlighting the urgent need to address the meltdown of the current subsidy program for…

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Fighting Against Robocalls – and Introducing AT&T ActiveArmor℠

By Linda Vandeloop, AT&T AVP-Federal Regulatory Last week, we submitted information to the Federal Communications Commission for its second annual Call Blocking Report. It was a good opportunity to take stock of our robocall efforts and think about what more can be done to protect consumers. For such a major effort, we take a multi-pronged…

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AT&T Statement on Expanding Access to ‘988’ Hotline

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “We applaud the FCC for its leadership in recognizing the critical need for a dedicated hotline to suicide prevention and mental health crisis intervention resources. The launch of the ‘988’ dialing code can help save the lives of countless…

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AT&T Statement on Unleashing Critical Spectrum in 3.45 GHz Band

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “We applaud the FCC for moving swiftly to develop rules that will enable commercial use of this valuable mid-band spectrum, while protecting incumbent federal users.  In order for the U.S. to maintain its global lead in 5G, we need…

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AT&T Statement on Making Network Information Available to Support Public Safety

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations: “We support the FCC’s efforts to allow the sharing of network outage data with both federal and state agencies to help improve critical situational awareness during emergencies. Today’s order will enhance the ability of our public safety partners to…

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