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…

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AT&T Statement on Auction Procedures for 3.5 GHz Band

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “Today’s Public Notice is the culmination of more than four years of hard work by the FCC to make the 3.5 GHz band available for shared use by federal, non-federal and unlicensed users. Through a unique, three-tiered…

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AT&T Applauds FCC Action to Curb Intercarrier Compensation Schemes

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “AT&T has long supported the FCC’s efforts to combat schemes that game the intercarrier compensation system and drive up consumer costs, skewing the marketplace for legitimate voice services. We applaud the FCC’s decision today and look forward…

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AT&T Applauds U.S.–Japan Trade Agreement

The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations:  “We commend President Trump, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and the Staff of the Office of the United States Trade Representative on concluding this stage of the US – Japan trade negotiations.   “AT&T fully supports the successful completion of this…

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AT&T Offers Support for State Attorneys General Principles to Combat Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs for AT&T Communications: “The fight against the scourge of illegal robocalls requires all hands on deck, and we welcome and appreciate the support of the state attorneys general. The NAAG principles align with much of what AT&T is…

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AT&T Statement on Kari’s Law/ RAY BAUM’S Act Report and Order

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal & State External Affairs: “AT&T applauds the FCC for taking additional steps to make emergency services more easily accessible from privately-managed telephone systems used by hotels and other large businesses, and also to help better locate 911 callers through the use…

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AT&T Statement on Promoting Telehealth in Rural America

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal & State External Affairs: “AT&T supports the FCC’s efforts to streamline the Rural Health Care Program and prevent waste, fraud and abuse. These steps will offer much needed transparency to the process, helping rural healthcare providers maintain the integrity of the…

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AT&T Statement on the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund and Digital Opportunity Data Collection

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal & State External Affairs: “Ensuring rural Americans have access to broadband is one of the most important policy goals of our time. AT&T shares the Commission’s commitment to getting the job done. We are proud to already be offering broadband to…

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AT&T Applauds Senators for Advancing the Bipartisan IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “We applaud Senators Warner, Gardner, Hassan and Daines for their leadership on Internet of Things (IoT) security, and their work in advancing the bipartisan IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 to further strengthen our Nation’s defenses against cyber attacks.  AT&T is committed…

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