AT&T Statement on FCC’s Efforts to Tee Up 39 GHz Band for Auction

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “The 39 GHz band is essential to advancing 5G leadership in the United States.  AT&T commends the FCC for moving the band forward expeditiously and for looking for solutions to make the band viable for flexible 5G… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on Reforming Pole Attachment Process

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “Staying ahead of today’s technology advances requires speed to market and a level playing field for all competitors. To that end, today’s order seeks to balance these two requirements, while ensuring worker safety and quality craftsmanship. The… Read more »

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Expanding the Reach of Connected Care Technologies

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs

At its August Open Meeting later this week, the FCC will vote on a Notice of Inquiry into developing a “Connected Care Pilot Program.”  This program would promote connecting telehealth services to low-income consumers and veterans, particularly those who live in rural areas, through broadband-enabled healthcare services delivered outside the scope of traditional healthcare facilities,… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2018

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “The video marketplace has outgrown the 1992 Cable Act. Consumers watch, create and interact with video whenever and wherever they want it. Majority Whip Scalise’s bill recognizes this and appropriately sunsets a decades-old video law that makes no sense today.… Read more »

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AT&T Statement on FCC’s Actions to Unleash Spectrum, Promote Investment

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “The FCC’s ongoing efforts to make additional spectrum available to support next-generation 5G services is essential. The 3.7-4.2 GHz band could play a key role in providing the broad coverage capabilities necessary to bring the promise of… Read more »

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AT&T Applauds Bipartisan Legislation to Accelerate 5G Deployment

The following may be attributed to AT&T’s Executive Vice President of Federal Relations Tim McKone: “AT&T commends Senators John Thune and Brian Schatz for their bipartisan leadership in tackling important issues to modernize our Nation’s mobile broadband infrastructure. “With this legislation, the Senate is taking a step in the right direction to maintain our leadership in… Read more »

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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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