AT&T Reiterates Commitment to an Open Internet

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “As the FCC’s open internet order takes effect today, two things will remain unchanged. First, the internet will continue to function just as it did yesterday, empowering this generation and those that follow with robust access to… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on Unleashing Spectrum Frontiers for 5G Connectivity

The following statement may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “As we move closer to auctions later this year, the FCC is taking important steps to establish performance and operability requirements for mmWave spectrum. Making additional mmW spectrum available for flexible wireless use will play a… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on Promoting Wireline Infrastructure Investment

The following statement may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “Today, the FCC takes another step in the right direction toward completing the ongoing transformation of the nation’s communications networks from outdated legacy facilities to next-generation technologies. Today’s ruling, the second in less than a year,… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on FCC Efforts to Curb Toll Free Arbitrage and Fraud

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory and State External Affairs: “For too long, intercarrier compensation arbitrage, fraud and inefficiencies have driven illegitimate gains, including from the proliferation of unlawful robocalls to toll free numbers.  In 2011, the Commission acted to reform call termination by beginning the transition… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on
SPECTRUM NOW Act

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “AT&T recognizes the many challenges NTIA faces in reallocating federal government spectrum for commercial use, and we applaud Senators Wicker and Schatz and Representatives Guthrie and Matsui for addressing the critical issue of funding research, development and planning efforts. ForRead More AT&T Statement on
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AT&T Applauds FCC for Addressing Intercarrier Compensation Arbitrage

The following statement may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We applaud the FCC’s action to initiate a review of the wasteful and ongoing access stimulation schemes which hurt consumers by driving up market costs. AT&T previously joined with other industry parties in proposing a framework… Read more »

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AT&T Reiterates Call for Bipartisan Legislation to Preserve Open Internet

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “AT&T is committed to an open internet and has been for the entirety of this decades-long debate. While Congress discusses a Congressional Review Act resolution, we reiterate our call for actual bipartisan legislation that applies to all internet companies and… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on FCC’s Spectrum Frontiers Auction

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Regulatory and State External Affairs: “AT&T commends the FCC for moving forward with mmWave spectrum auctions later this year. The 24 GHz and 28 GHz bands, which are the focus of today’s Spectrum Frontiers public notice, are an important piece in the mix… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

Today, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced that she would be stepping down from the Commission. The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Regulatory and State External Affairs: “Since joining the FCC nearly a decade ago, Commissioner Clyburn has demonstrated an abiding and admirable commitment to public service. She leaves a… Read more »

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Moving Forward with MF-II in Support of Rural Broadband

By Mary L. Henze, AT&T Assistant Vice President of Federal Regulatory The Mobility Fund Phase II (MF-II) auction promises to redirect billions of dollars to improving rural mobile broadband service – dollars that can fundamentally change broadband connectivity for rural communities.   In preparation for the auction, the FCC recently released an initial map of the… Read more »

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