FCC Takes Steps to Unleash More Mid-Band Spectrum for 5G

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We applaud the FCC for acting quickly to move this critical mid-band 3.45 GHz spectrum into the marketplace. Following the Administration’s commitment last month to allow for commercial use in the band, the Commission’s actions today set…

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FCC Continues Implementation of Robocall Blocking Statute

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We appreciate the FCC’s continued efforts to implement the TRACED Act and help the industry and law enforcement combat unwanted and illegal calls. The Commission’s action provides further guidance as we work with the Industry Traceback Group,…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

By Susan Santana, Vice President Legislative Strategy, AT&T California Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) is a time to reflect on the incredible contributions Latinos have made to our country’s social and economic vitality, as well as the importance of advancing cultural awareness and inclusion as a social and business imperative. I was born in…

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AT&T Statement on
FCC’s 5G Open RAN Forum

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “This forum will provide an opportunity to discuss the critical need for government policies that foster a diverse and secure 5G marketplace through the deployment of open standards-based solutions. We appreciate Chairman Pai’s leadership and we look…

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AT&T Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

The following may be attributed to Venessa Harrison, President of AT&T Georgia: “We are saddened by the loss of one of our nation’s great heroes and an icon in American history, Congressman John Lewis. A champion for human dignity and a rabble-rousing trailblazer in the best sense, Lewis’ passion and commitment for equal justice in…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Action to Streamline 5G Builds while Protecting Historic Properties

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “FCC Commissioner Carr has been a driving force behind establishing policies that enable timely and efficient deployment of critical wireless infrastructure for 5G. His leadership in this area has been invaluable and we welcome today’s announcement, which…

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AT&T Commends FCC for Taking Steps to Implement Broadband DATA Act

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We welcome today’s action by the FCC to implement the Broadband DATA Act to create more accurate broadband maps. Creating more granular and detailed broadband maps sets an important foundation to close the broadband gap.  We look forward to continuing to…

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AT&T Applauds FCC for Helping Industry, Law Enforcement Combat Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We applaud the FCC for its continued work to help the industry and law enforcement combat unwanted and illegal calls by further implementing the TRACED Act. We look forward to continuing to work with the Commission on…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Action to Accelerate Deployment of 5G Wireless Infrastructure

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “Today, the FCC clarified Section 6409 of the Spectrum Act of 2012 to help speed up the deployment of 5G wireless infrastructure to American consumers and businesses. The COVID-19 health crisis has reinforced the need for all Americans to have access to next-generation broadband technologies and…

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AT&T Reaches Agreement with FOX to Ensure DIRECTV Customers Continue to Receive Network TV Programming After STELAR Ends

AT&T has entered into a new multi-year agreement with FOX to ensure thousands of DIRECTV customers, who might otherwise lose access to FOX with the end of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR) Act, continue to receive FOX network content. This agreement will help essential workers stay connected during COVID-19. Until recently, STELAR authorized…

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