Banning Paid Prioritization within a Viable and Sustainable Framework

Today, we filed comments at the FCC supporting the Commission’s attempt to re-craft the net neutrality rules that were vacated by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Verizon v. FCC.  In short, we have laid out a viable and sustainable framework utilizing Section 706 of the 1996 Telecom Act, which re-establishes the balance achieved…

Read More Banning Paid Prioritization within a Viable and Sustainable Framework

AT&T Statement on FCC’s Proposed Open Internet Rulemaking

The following may be attributed to an AT&T spokesperson:  “AT&T is committed to an Open Internet.  We supported the Commission’s 2005 Open Internet Policy Statement, as well as the Commission’s 2010 Open Internet Rules which codified that policy.  Our network management practices are designed to comply with those rules.  Those practices are described on our…

Read More AT&T Statement on FCC’s Proposed Open Internet Rulemaking

AT&T Statement on Net Neutrality

The following may be attributed to an AT&T spokesperson:  “AT&T has built its broadband business, both wired and wireless, on the principle of Internet openness.  That is what our customers rightly expect, and it is what our company will continue to deliver.  That is also why we endorsed the FCC’s original rule on net neutrality,…

Read More AT&T Statement on Net Neutrality

AT&T Statement on the U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit Open Internet Decision

The following may be attributed to an AT&T spokesperson:  “AT&T has been committed to the open Internet since our endorsement of the FCC’s statement of Internet freedoms in 2004. We worked constructively to help craft the FCC’s net neutrality rule, and testified in support of it in the Congress. As the FCC assesses the impact…

Read More AT&T Statement on the U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit Open Internet Decision

Enabling FaceTime Over Our Mobile Broadband Network

Last week, we confirmed plans to make FaceTime available over our mobile broadband network for our AT&T Mobile Share data plan customers. FaceTime is a video chat application that has been pre-loaded onto every AT&T iPhone since the introduction of iPhone 4.  Customers have been using this popular app for several years over Wi-Fi.  AT&T…

Read More Enabling FaceTime Over Our Mobile Broadband Network

AT&T’s Cicconi on Net Neutrality Before Congressional Hearing

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today held a hearing on H.J. Res 37, disapproving of the FCC’s net neutrality order, which the Commission adopted in December.  Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs, delivered the following statement: Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Eshoo, Chairman Upton, Chairman Waxman, Chairman…

Read More AT&T’s Cicconi on Net Neutrality Before Congressional Hearing