A United Front
Against a Global Threat

by Chris Boyer

Assistant Vice President of Global Public Policy

This morning, I’m speaking on a panel at USTelecom’s Cybersecurity Policy Forum about the recently released joint U.S. Commerce Department and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Report to the President on Enhancing the Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem Against Botnets and Other Automated, Distributed Threats. The report, which stemmed from the President’s MayRead More A United Front
Against a Global Threat

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
SPECTRUM NOW Act

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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A Bright Light in
Chicago’s South Side

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs

The AT&T team had the privilege a few weeks ago of visiting St. Sabina, an African American faith community on Chicago’s South Side. The Church, which is led by Father Mike Pfleger, espouses the credo to live as believers and doers of the Word so that when church disciples pass thru the church doors theyRead More A Bright Light in
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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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Bold BDS Order Borne Out in Business Fiber Growth Statistics

by Caroline Van Wie

Assistant Vice President of Federal Regulatory

Yesterday, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in a challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s new Business Data Services (BDS) regime. As you may recall, in April of last year, the FCC took the bold step of reforming the BDS rules. With this action, the Commission cleared the underbrush of unnecessary 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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AT&T Commends FCC for Taking Bold Steps to Facilitate Deployment of Critical Wireless Broadband Infrastructure

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Regulatory and State External Affairs: “With today’s order, the FCC once again is taking the right steps to put America on pace to be the 5G leader of the world. This order will modernize the environmental and historic preservation rules that were drafted… Read more »

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