AT&T Statement on FCC’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: “We are encouraged that the FCC is taking the next critical step toward making this valuable mid-band spectrum available for mobile flexible use, while at the same time recognizing the critical need to have an orderly and…

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AT&T Statement on Rural
Digital Opportunity Fund

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “AT&T is committed to helping close the digital divide and ensuring that consumers across the U.S. can reap the benefits of broadband.  We applaud the Commission for making targeted changes to the original proposal that should help…

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Digital Opportunity Fund

AT&T Applauds Passage of US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations:  “AT&T commends the White House, Members of Congress, Ambassador Lighthizer and the Staff of the Office of the United States Trade Representative on passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). “We fully support this critical trade agreement, which will enable…

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Just Mercy Brings Criminal
Justice Reform into Focus

By Tanya Lombard, AT&T Vice President of Multicultural Engagement Earlier this month, WarnerMedia, along with the Brookings Institution and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, hosted a screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Just Mercy at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The film…

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Justice Reform into Focus

AT&T Statement on Passage of Legislation to Improve U.S. Broadband Mapping

In passing S.1822, the Broadband DATA Act, the Senate continued the bipartisan efforts of the House, which passed H.R. 4229, the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act (Broadband DATA Act), and H.R. 4227, the Mapping Accuracy Promotion Services Act (MAPS Act), earlier this week.  The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive…

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AT&T Statement on Pallone-Thune TRACED Act: Legislation to Combat Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “We applaud Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Walden, Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Markey for putting consumers first and working together on targeted legislation to help combat robocalls.  Fighting the scourge of robocalls is a constantly evolving challenge and we greatly…

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STELAR Lapses, Local Broadcaster Monopoly Pricing Doesn’t

On Tuesday, the House passed the Television Viewer Protection Act and the Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019, which contain satellite TV-related provisions. The Senate is expected to pass the same provisions no later than tomorrow. The following may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External &…

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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.”

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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…

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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…

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