AT&T has invested in our Iowa communications networks, our people and local communities for 114 years.
Nearly $90 million invested by AT&T in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in Iowa from 2014-2016.
146 upgrades made in 2015-2017 including 96 new cell sites, addition of wireless and wired network capacity and new broadband network connections in Iowa.¹
94.8 percent of population in Iowa covered by the AT&T Mobile Broadband network as of January 2, 2018.
96.5 percent of population in Iowa covered by the AT&T Wireless network as of January 2, 2018.
284 Wi-Fi hotspots in Iowa as of March 7, 2018.
110 students mentored by our employees in Iowa through Aspire Mentoring Academy from 2012 to 2016.
More than 1,300 hours of personal time given by AT&T employees and retirees in Iowa to community outreach activities in 2015 – worth more than $32,000.*
More than $1.0 million contributed by AT&T, the AT&T Foundation and our employees from 2014 - 2016 through giving programs in Iowa.
Approximately 545 AT&T employees working in Iowa as of December 31, 2017.
More than $87.5 million spent on goods and services purchased from suppliers based in Iowa in 2016. This spending supports jobs and economic activity in the state.
430 AT&T retirees living in Iowa as of Feb. 28, 2018.
120 retail locations in Iowa, including our company-owned retail stores, authorized dealerships and national retail stores as of Feb. 21, 2018.
More than $31 million generated in local and state taxes by AT&T operations in Iowa in 2016.
Approximately 30 veterans working for AT&T in Iowa as of December 31, 2017.²
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.