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 they…

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Chicago’s South Side

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The New Marshall in Town

by Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs

I write today to salute my mentor, friend and sister, Cynt Marshall, as she takes the helm as the interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks. Cynt retired last year from AT&T after 36 years of dedicated and inspirational service, and certainly could have rested on her many laurels. But that is not the Cynt way….

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AT&T Statement on FCC Efforts to Remove Barriers to Wireless Broadband Deployment

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory and State External Affairs: “Commissioner Carr has done a tremendous job leading the charge to address the outdated, unnecessary and costly regulations that do nothing but stand in the way of wireless broadband deployment. The environmental and historic preservation rules the commission…

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