AT&T Statement on Proposed FCC Rules to Preserve an Open Internet

Background – The FCC has announced that it will address proposed rules to preserve the open Internet at its December 21st Open Meeting. The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External & Legislative Affairs: “The prospect of net neutrality regulation has lingered as a very real threat… Read more »

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Greetings from Brussels

Jim Cicconi discusses his recent trip to Brussels, Belgium, where he participated in a Transatlantic dialogue with European leaders. The discussions focused on important issues and challenges facing Europe and the United States.  While in Brussels, Jim delivered the keynote at the Center for European Studies (CES) forum on “The Challenges to the Creation of… Read more »

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AT&T Statement Regarding Open Internet Legislation

The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, Senior Executive Vice President of External & Legislative Affairs: “After months of hard work, we were pleased to reach an agreement with Chairmen Waxman and Boucher on compromise legislation that would ensure the openness of the Internet while protecting investment – all without new, intrusive FCC… Read more »

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AT&T Statement On Broadband for America Poll

by Michael Balmoris

Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs and Federal Media Relations

Today, Broadband for America released a survey that found that more than 75 percent of respondents agree that the Internet is currently working, and more than 55 percent oppose federal government regulation of the Internet. The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs: “This… Read more »

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AT&T on Comcast v. FCC Decision

by Margaret Boles

Director of Public Affairs and Federal Media Relations

Today, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion on the Comcast v. FCC case. The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs: “AT&T made a commitment to abide by the FCC’s Open Internet Principles when they were first formulated in 2005, and… Read more »

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Jim Cicconi’s Opening Remarks from “National Broadband Plan: The Early Reaction” at The Press Club

The Technology Policy Institute and the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy hosted a discussion today on the FCC’s newly announced National Broadband Plan. Panel discussions focused on the plan’s impact on investment and broadband penetration. AT&T’s Senior Executive Vice President, Jim Cicconi participated in a panel titled “Increasing Incentives to Innovate and Invest.”… Read more »

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