AT&T has invested in our Arkansas communications networks, our people and local communities for 139 years.
Nearly $550 million invested by AT&T in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in Arkansas from 2014-2016.
356 upgrades made in 2015-2017 including 12 new cell sites, addition of wireless and wired network capacity and new broadband network connections in Arkansas.¹
99.9 percent of population in Arkansas covered by the AT&T Mobile Broadband network as of January 2, 2018.
99.9 percent of population in Arkansas covered by the AT&T Wireless network as of January 2, 2018.
430 Wi-Fi hotspots in Arkansas as of March 7, 2018.
1,554 students mentored by our employees in Arkansas through Aspire Mentoring Academy from 2012 to 2016.
More than 17,000 hours of personal time given by AT&T employees and retirees in Arkansas to community outreach activities in 2016 – worth more than $400,000.*
More than $3.2 million contributed by AT&T, the AT&T Foundation and our employees from 2014 - 2016 through giving programs in Arkansas.
More than 2,000 AT&T employees working in Arkansas as of December 31, 2017.
More than $294 million spent on goods and services purchased from suppliers based in Arkansas in 2016. This spending supports jobs and economic activity in the state.
3,829 AT&T retirees living in Arkansas as of February 28, 2018.
206 retail locations in Arkansas, including our company owned retail stores, authorized dealerships and national retail stores as of July 8, 2016.
More than $187 million generated in local and state taxes by AT&T operations in Arkansas in 2016.
Approximately 150 veterans working for AT&T in Arkansas as of December 31, 2017.²
133 alternative fuel vehicles operated in Arkansas as of January 31, 2018.
Updated March 2018.
¹All network upgrades exclude LTE enhancements.
²NOTE: The number of veteran employees is calculated from those who have self-identified as veterans. Since identifying as a veteran is voluntary, there may be more veterans than the number shown
*The financial equivalent is based on the annual industry standards from Independent Sector.