AT&T has invested in our South Dakota communications networks, our people and local communities for 112 years.
More than $90 million invested by AT&T in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in South Dakota from 2014-2016.
500 upgrades made in 2013-2015 including new cell sites, addition of wireless and wired network capacity and new broadband network connections in South Dakota.¹
99.8 percent of population in South Dakota covered by the AT&T Mobile Broadband network as of April 29, 2016.
99.8 percent of population in South Dakota covered by the AT&T Wireless network as of April 29, 2016.
90 Wi-Fi hotspots in South Dakota as of July 5, 2016.
More than 1,300 hours of personal time given by AT&T employees and retirees in South Dakota to community outreach activities in 2015 – worth more than $31,400.*
More than $140,000 contributed by AT&T, the AT&T Foundation and our employees from 2012 - 2014 through giving programs in South Dakota.
Approximately 195 AT&T employees working in South Dakota as of June 30, 2016.
More than $42.0 million spent on goods and services purchased from suppliers based in South Dakota in 2014. This spending supports jobs and economic activity in the state.
171 AT&T retirees living in South Dakota as of June 30, 2016.
46 retail locations in South Dakota, including our company-owned retail stores, authorized dealerships and national retail stores as of July 8, 2016.
More than $15 million generated in local and state taxes by AT&T operations in South Dakota in 2014.
10 alternative fuel vehicles operated in South Dakota as of June 30, 2016.
Updated July 2016.
¹All network upgrades exclude LTE enhancements.
*The financial equivalent is based on the annual industry standards from Independent Sector.