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December 13, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Posted by Cheryl Riley

We are closing out the year just the way we started it: connecting people to opportunity. From connecting the U.S. Army, to connecting AT&T employees to career pipelines, or even connecting students to academic training, at its core, this is what all of us at AT&T do every day. I am so proud of what we have accomplished this year in South Dakota, and as I look forward to 2018 I am excited for what is to come. But before we get to January, I want to wish all of you, your family and your friends a happy holiday season and a happy New Year!

Best regards,

Cheryl Riley
President — AT&T Northern Plains
South Dakota, Wyoming, North Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska


cyberaware

Five percent of consumers in the U.S. text their passwords to their accounts (not a good idea) … 5% of consumers use consecutive letters or numbers for their passwords (you might as well text those passwords to the bad guys in the first place) … 5% of consumers provide their personal or financial info to an email sender without verifying who they are.

The good news is that most Americans know that these are things we should not be doing online if we want to protect ourselves. The challenge is that the crooks are getting smarter, making it harder for consumers to know what to do to protect themselves online. That’s why AT&T just launched att.com/CyberAware.

Bookmark — and regularly visit — this site to learn about the latest tips for protecting yourself and your family, and stay up to date on the latest threats. From ID theft, to malware to robocalls and other concerns, we’ve put the resources all in one place.

*FleishmanHillard survey, on behalf of AT&T, of 1,020 American consumers age 18 and older online between Sept. 28 and Oct. 1, 2017

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December 12, 2017

U.S. Army Chooses AT&T for Modernized Global Communications

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Army

With nearly 1 million users globally, the U.S. Army has chosen AT&T for its latest contract to unify and modernize their communications capabilities.

We’re providing the Army with a new way to think about connectivity. Our services will make it easier for Army personnel to connect, collaborate and share information in support of daily operations globally. These services include voice, video, chat, instant messaging, presence and screen sharing. Army mechanics overseas can share screens with experts at a home station to speed repairs. Commanders and their staffs can use live video links to collaborate across different locations or direct troop operations abroad.

Army personnel in the U.S. and abroad will have access to these services on demand from their desktops, laptops and approved mobile devices. The Army will not need to buy new equipment. The services are cloud-based, and we will manage them. We are also delivering them in classified and highly secure unclassified formats.

The U.S. Army’s modernization efforts align with Department of Defense strategies to maintain the military’s technological advantage through the use of commercial cloud services.

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December 11, 2017

Employee Uncovers Grandpa’s Secret World War II AT&T Project that Changed the World

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HistoryBrian Rexroad, vice president of Security Platforms in Bedminster, New Jersey, always knew that his grandfather Carl Rumpel had worked for AT&T. But when you’re a kid, you don’t think to ask what “Gramp” did from day to day. Recently, when going through one of his grandfather’s old journals, Brian made an amazing discovery: his grandfather fought Nazis, by helping to create a voice encryption system called SIGSALY.

“It’s one of the first — if not the first — voice encryption systems that was used by [Winston] Churchill and [Franklin D.] Roosevelt to communicate during a World War II effort,” Rexroad said.

Yes, the man Brian called “Gramp” was instrumental in creating technology that was used to defeat Nazi Germany. With stations set up in Washington, D.C., London and Northern Africa, SIGSALY allowed phone conversations without any unwanted listening in.

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November 01, 2017

Join me this Veterans Day to Thank Our Heroes

Posted by Cheryl Riley

Veterans Day is a day of reflection. Reflecting on our country’s past. Reflecting on where we are today. And, most importantly, reflecting on those who fought for our freedoms.

AT&T has a long history of supporting our military and First Responders. We’ve committed to hiring 20,000 veterans by the year 2020. We’re also using our talents to construct a public safety broadband network called FirstNet to connect our First Responders in new ways.

On Veterans Day and every day, we are thankful for our service members.

Join me this Veterans Day in thanking our heroes for their bravery and sacrifices.

Veterans day

To join us in thanking a veteran or military family, share a photo, video or a simple note of gratitude on social media using #ThankOurHeroes.

We are proud to join our voices together with a message to veterans: thank you for your service!

Sincerely,

Cheryl Riley
President — AT&T Northern Plains
South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Iowa and Nebraska

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October 24, 2017

When we invest in our networks, everyone wins

Posted by Cheryl Riley

We know our customers depend on us for fast, reliable mobile internet connections at home, work and everywhere in between. That is why we recently announced that we invested more than $90 million in our South Dakota wireless and wired network over the past three years , driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses — as well as improving critical services that support public safety and first responders.

This robust investment is important to spurring the economy and creating jobs. In our wireless world, mobile and broadband networks help create economic opportunities for health care, manufacturing, education, energy, agriculture, transportation and public safety and virtually every other economic sector.

North Dakota Wireless Over the past 5 years (2012-2016), AT&T’s total investment in the United States, including capital investment and acquisitions of spectrum and wireless operations, was nearly $135 billion , more than any other public company. In fact, the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) named AT&T the top company for U.S. capital expenditures for the 5th year in a row, investing more than $18.7 billion in 2015.

This investment represents a major commitment to 21st century communications infrastructure in the United States, and it has brought high-speed internet connectivity to millions of Americans .This is a very big investment, but more importantly, it’s a very big deal for all our customers and potential customers. It’s exactly the sort of investment in broadband infrastructure that South Dakota and our nation badly need, and we’re proud to make.

From time to time, you may have a question or concern about AT&T from someone in the community.

If you do, please let me know. I’m here to help.Best regards,

Cheryl Riley
President — AT&T Northern Plains
South Dakota, Wyoming, North Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska

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October 17, 2017

Providing relief in the aftermath of natural disasters

Posted by Cheryl Riley

Two earthquakes in Mexico and a trio of hurricanes in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Houston, Louisiana and Florida have left widespread damage.  

In our efforts to restore service to these areas, we've had great collaboration with government officials and others. But our people – doing the difficult, exhausting work – are making a tremendous difference.

During Hurricane Harvey, AT&T Technician, Hector Carrillo, hauled water out of the AT&T southwest Houston central office 5 gallons at a time until it could be restarted. By the time EHS arrived, Hector had removed 140 gallons of water, totaling 28 trips in waist deep water!

There’s no doubt these disasters were merciless – 4 disasters in 4 regions in 4 weeks is hard to fathom. Many people in these communities are hurting. And there's still massive restoration to be done. But we're dedicated to seeing it through for our employees, customers and communities.

Sincerely,

Cheryl Riley
President — AT&T Northern Plains
Wyoming, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota


 

relief

Mexicodonation

Across Mexico, buildings collapsed, and there were many fires and gas leaks. Transportation systems were shut down, including highways, parts of the subway system and parts of the Mexico City airport.

Our teams continue to work around the clock and have made great progress on our network. However, the country is still under a national emergency. We are supporting CENACED, an organization actively working to aid relief efforts in Mexico and have given our customers in Mexico an option to support those affected by the earthquake by donating to the organization.



Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands list

As the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands face a long road of recovery, we’re bringing much-needed relief. Significant storm damage, power outages and flooding interrupted service throughout the regions.

In Puerto Rico, a total power outage has affected movement and distribution of relief supplies, but John Donovan, AT&T Communications CEO, and our Network team landed in San Juan to help assess damage, develop recovery plans and donate bottled water, generators and other supplies.

In the meantime, we set up a website that will let anyone stateside (regardless of carrier) to register the cell phone number of a family member or friend who is an AT&T wireless customer in Puerto Rico. Thus far, thousands of people have signed up. When the Puerto Rico-based customer’s cell phone connects to our network in Puerto Rico, the customer will be notified that their family or friends in the U.S. have been trying to contact them.

We are also focused on network restoration in the U.S. Virgin Islands. We’ve set up a portable cell site in St. Thomas. Some network services have been restored there and throughout the rest of the Virgin Islands.

We continue to work closely with local authorities. And we're ready to begin work just as soon as we can do it safely.



Florida

Our wireless network is operating normally. The number of wireline customers without service is shrinking. We’ve brought in more than 100 additional technicians from outside Florida. More than 98% of affected network equipment is back in service. We’re adding power equipment where needed to maintain and restore wireline service. We have more than 180 wireline facilities on battery power and more than 90 on generator power.

So far, we’re working to replace more than 800,000 feet of cable. More than 1,500 utility poles have been broken or damaged and need to be replaced.



Texas and Louisiana

While Harvey resulted in terrible flooding, Irma left severe wind damage. The devastation wrought by these disasters will require a long-term effort to rebuild. The one bright spot in all this is that we're making solid progress restoring our operations in those areas. We've accomplished a lot in our response to Harvey.

All our stores are open in South Texas and Louisiana. Our wireline and wireless networks are business as usual. Accessibility and safety for our teams on the ground were a major concern. But in working around the clock with officials, we were able to find ways to get into many areas.

Response

Be sure to check out a blog post by Joan Marsh, AT&T executive vice president, Regulatory & State External Affairs, titled The Tale of Three Storms.

For live AT&T Response and Updates on the recent natural disasters, please visit the AT&T Newsroom. For updates in Spanish, please visit our AT&T Spanish Newscenter.

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May 22, 2017

Carrying the Load in support of our military

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Why I Carry The Load

Enjoying a day away from the office with a few hot dogs, cold drinks and a lot of sun makes for a great Memorial Day, but that isn’t exactly what the day is all about.

In 2003, AT&T employee Matt Foster left his family, friends and future wife for an active duty deployment in the United States Army. His Forward Operating Base (FOB) would often go on “Comms Blackout,” usually meaning a soldier on his FOB had been killed or seriously injured and their family was being officially notified.

It’s that experience that led him to get involved with Carry The Load. Carry The Load works to bring all Americans together to participate in honoring our nation’s heroes every day. This includes a national, 6,200-mile relay where veterans and citizens honor those heroes’ sacrifice and take a turn experiencing the weight of a rucksack. All of the money raised at this event goes directly to support Carry The Load’s Continuum of Care program where partner charities are on the front lines to help those heroes and their families who have given so much to this country.

At AT&T, we know our nation’s service men and women make sacrifices to protect our country and our freedoms. As a company, it is an honor to support them. As a sponsor of this year’s Carry the Load, AT&T is proud to stand behind all participants across the country. Learn more about how to get involved and see the full relay route from coast to coast here.

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March 31, 2017

AT&T to Deliver Nation’s First-Ever Public Safety Network

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There’s no connection more important than one that can save a life. During emergencies, lives depend on public safety personnel communicating without interruption. Unfortunately today, police, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel often lack the interoperable communications capabilities needed to coordinate and communicate across agencies and jurisdictions when disaster strikes.

That’s why FirstNet, an independent authority established by Congress in 2012, has just selected AT&T to build and manage America’s first-ever nationwide broadband network dedicated to first responders. This is a major step forward for public safety and for the broadband network our nation’s first responders have fought for and deserve.

The FirstNet network will strengthen and modernize public safety’s communications capabilities, enabling them to coordinate and respond more quickly and effectively during day-to-day operations, as well as man-made and natural disasters. The ability to share data, videos and photos — and to access apps — can provide life-saving insights even before emergency personnel arrive on the scene.

FirstNet

Our employees represent a nearly 140-year-old heritage of providing innovative, robust, resilient networking capabilities for first responders and public safety agencies. We look forward to collaborating with FirstNet and each of the 50 states, 5 U.S. territories and the District of Columbia to develop adoption plans specific to their needs.

For more information on the selection of AT&T, please visit att.com/FirstResponderNews.

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December 09, 2016

AT&T Giving Campaign to Help Teachers and Students this Holiday Season

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Celebrate the season of giving

Together with our employees and customers, we’re helping make the holidays a little bit better for students and teachers across the country through a matching gift campaign with DonorsChoose.org.

Through DonorsChoose.org, teachers can post classroom projects that they need help funding. Once that project is funded, the books, art supplies and other resources are shipped directly to the school.

Last year, AT&T and its employees donated $228,000 to DonorsChoose.org during the holiday season. This year, we’re inviting our customers to join us through the AT&T THANKS customer appreciation program. AT&T will match $1,000 per employee or customer, up to $200,000 for donations to DonorsChoose.org when they use a special code. By spreading the love, we’re hoping to help even more teachers and students this holiday season!

If you are a customer and wish to participate, log on to AT&T THANKS to receive the match code. To learn more about our support of education, visit AT&T Aspire.

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December 09, 2016

Continuing the AT&T Commitment to Native American Communities

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How AT&T is helping Native American students succeedEvery student deserves opportunities to reach his or her full potential. That is why, for the past 23 years, AT&T has set out to help Native American students, who have the lowest high school graduation rates of any demographic in this country, get to college and earn a degree.

To commemorate Native American Heritage Month this November, AT&T is furthering its commitment to Indian country with more than $1 million dollars in contributions to support and connect Native youth to educational pathways to the 21st century workforce. The contribution includes $600,000 to the American Indian College Fund (College Fund) and $450,000 to George Washington University (GW).

The initiatives announced with the College Fund and GW today build on the company’s long history of support for the communities of Indian country.

The College Fund will use our contribution to increase the number of American Indian students who graduate from high school and to grow a college-going culture among Native American students.

  • The contribution will span 2 years and serve about 700 Native students at 3 tribal colleges (TCUs) and local high schools in Nebraska, Oklahoma and Arizona.
  • By collaborating with TCUs, Native American students will connect to programs and supportive services that will help them finish high school, persist in higher education and thrive in the 21st century knowledge economy. 

GW will establish AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy, its first-ever public policy center dedicated to indigenous learnings.

  • The GW Native American Political Leadership Program, sponsored by AT&T and now in its 11th year, will continue to provide a semester in Washington, D.C., for Native American college students.
  • The GW Native American INSPIRE Pre-College Program, sponsored by AT&T, is a full scholarship open to Native American high school students who want to spend 3 weeks on the GW campus to learn about intergovernmental relations between tribal governments and the federal government.
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November 09, 2016

This Veterans Day, AT&T is inviting you to thank a veteran at home or a veteran you've never met

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We are proud to join our voices to yours with the simple message to our veterans: thank you for your service!Twitter

Please click here to share your story, or scroll below to view others messages of thanks.

 

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September 01, 2016

Luck Has Nothing To Do With It

Posted by Cheryl Riley

Dear Friends,

With children back in school and fall fast approaching, we’ve got lots of great news for the season. Since 2009, AT&T’s IT CAN WAIT® campaign has shared a simple, but powerful, message — that no text, post, email or video is worth a life. Since we first launched this campaign, we’ve achieved more than 10 million pledges to not drive distracted, but our goal is to get more drivers to make this important promise.

We’ve also made great updates on Digital You’s library of education resources for your family; we’ve continued our streak of winning a prestigious award 7 consecutive times; and we’re sharing a very interesting study on the power digital devices have to inspire and motivate.

I hope you have a moment to check out these stories and all of our recent news on the AT&T Iowa news page.

Sincerely,

Cheryl Riley
President — AT&T Northern Plains 

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AT&T Ranks Highest in J.D. Power Wireless Purchase Experience for Seventh Time In A Row

AT&T recently earned the top overall ranking in the J.D. Power 2016 Full-Service Wireless Purchase Experience Study — the 7th time in a row we’ve won this award!

AT&T Ranks Highest in J.D. Power Wireless Purchase Experience for Seventh Time In A Row

“There’s nothing lucky about this number seven,” said Glenn Lurie, president and CEO, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations. “J.D. Power conducts exhaustive research, so you can’t be awarded unless your employees are doing their best, day-in and day-out across the country. That’s exactly what our employees are doing on every customer touch. This is their award — from our online team to our front-line employees in our call centers and retail stores to those behind the scenes in marketing and operations.”

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August 31, 2016

New School Year Requires a Better Library

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Whether it’s kinder or college, the beginning of a school year brings lots of questions about how to improve performance. That’s why we’ve built an educational library on our AT&T Digital You website to provide some truly innovative resources for your family.

Here are a few highlights:

Blue Bullet Curriki: The Curriki library hosts thousands of educator-vetted, openly licensed, online educational materials that teachers, educators or other professionals have created and have made freely available to others for use, reuse, adaptation and sharing.

Blue Bullet Code.org: Explore fun interactive tutorials to start coding. It’s for all ages!

Blue Bullet Khan Academy SAT Prep: Download a real, full-length SAT practice test, work through real SAT problems and get even more practice using their interactive questions.

Blue Bullet Udacity: To prepare more people with the skills needed for high-demand tech jobs, requiring technological expertise, AT&T has teamed up with education technology leader Udacity to launch Nanodegree programs — new online sessions that teach industry-relevant skills.

Blue Bullet Common Sense Media’s Best Apps: Recommendations for Families: Looking for educational, age-appropriate apps? Check out Common Sense Media’s best apps for families.

These resources are just the tip of the iceberg, so check out our website for more. They can help any student, no matter the age (even mom and dad), begin to find answers for this brand new school year.

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August 31, 2016

For Inspiration and Motivation, we are Turning to our Mobile Devices

Posted by Cheryl Riley

Americans believe their mobile devices can make the world a better place, according to new research from AT&T. The study shows that, rather than just using their devices for work email, launching chickens and zapping zombies, Americans find inspiration on their smartphones and tablets.

Description of 216 Inspired Mobility Report

“It’s much more personal and enriching than that,” said Leonardo Torress, executive director, entertainment group, AT&T Diverse Markets. “They’re telling us mobility improves their lives — and the lives of others — virtually anytime and anywhere. That’s a new way to look at the power of this technology.

“So, think twice before you tell someone to put down their mobile device to tune into something more constructive,” said Torress. “They could be making the world better.”

AT&T unveiled its findings at the joint conventions of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 5, 2016. Rev Run, hip hop icon, joined AT&T at the event to share his experience with digital inspiration. He reaches 4.5 million people with inspiration every day with 1 tweet from his device.

“I believe inspiration can change the world,” Rev Run said. “It gives people a much-needed lift. In our current times, this couldn’t be more important.”

Don’t keep it to yourself, you can inspire others! Take a moment and share how you find inspiration on social media, by using the hashtag #InspiredMobility when you share a thought, photo or other positive content! 

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To learn more about the 2016 Inspired Mobility report, visit att.com/inspiredmobility.  

August 31, 2016

10 Million Pledges and Beyond

Posted by Cheryl Riley

It can happen any time you are driving — sitting at a traffic light, idling for more than a minute — and temptation hits.

One little swipe, just this one time, can’t hurt.

Despite that temptation, it is important to remember that every car on the road carries someone else’s children, grandparents or loved ones. And the actions we take behind the wheel can have deadly repercussions.

Since 2009, AT&T’s IT CAN WAIT® campaign has shared a simple, but powerful, message — that no text, post, email or video is worth a life. To spread that message, we have encouraged people around the country to take a pledge to keep their eyes on the road, not on their phone. Since we first launched this campaign, we’ve achieved more than 10 million pledges to not drive distracted.

By the end of 2016, we strive to reach 16 million pledges — that’s 16 in ‘16.

AT&T is working with our employees and grassroots organizations on pledge competitions throughout October. We’ll need that commitment to make smartphone-use-while-driving an issue of the past.

We encourage you to take the pledge to keep your eyes on the road, not on your phone, and to encourage your friends, family members and others to do the same.

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August 30, 2016

AT&T Chairman Leads Industry-wide Fight Against Robocalling

Posted by Cheryl Riley

Dear Friends,

It’s always a busy and interesting time of year, as we reflect on the first half of the year and enjoy the last days of summer. Now that so many of our children are back in school, family time can be even more precious, meaning those terrible robocalls received during dinner are even more annoying.

That is one of the reasons I’m proud that our CEO, Randall Stephenson, has agreed to lead an industry wide Robocalling Strike Force.

In addition, check out the stories below to learn more about AT&T’s 32 years as a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams, and updates on our sustainability and PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS efforts.

Best regards,

Cheryl Riley
President — AT&T Northern Plains
North Dakota, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska


Man on phoneRobocalls are currently the largest source of consumer complaints at the FCC and the FTC, the agencies charged with enforcing the “Do Not Call” list. Robocallers who intentionally ignore the Do Not Call list disrupt dinner, interrupt family time and provide a persistent source of annoyance to consumers everywhere. These robocallers use technology to evade existing tools designed to screen unwanted and illegal calls.

AT&T and others in the industry have been working to address this issue. Our CEO, Randall Stephenson, has agreed to lead an industry-wide Robocalling Strike Force, focused on accelerating the development and deployment of new tools for fighting this troubling problem. Click HERE to read more about the solutions we support.

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August 29, 2016

Go Deeper into the World of Team USA

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AT&T U.S. Olympic sponsor for 32 years

AT&T U.S. Olympic sponsored athletes

Did you watch the Rio Olympics? Are you going to watch the Rio Paralympics? AT&T is making it easier than ever to closely follow your favorite athletes and to catch all the action at the Rio Paralympics from September 7 – 18.
We've been cheering for our favorite AT&T Athletes competing in Rio through the #ATTFanmate campaign. AT&T sponsors Alex Morgan (soccer), Gabby Douglas (gymnastics) and Paralympian Alana Nichols (paracanoe). You can upload a photo at www.attfanmate.com and show your support for Team USA athletes in their quest for gold. In return, you could receive a special video message from one of the athletes.

Not only is AT&T celebrating 32 years as a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, but AT&T DIRECTV and U-verse video subscribers will also have multi-platform access to NBCUniversal’s incredible 6,755 hours of Olympic programming. Customers can check out multiple viewing feeds across 8 of NBC’s networks, event results, video clips and live medal counts. NBC’s 4K coverage of Olympic events, including footage from the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, will be available for its DIRECTV customers (on a delay). DIRECTV is the first pay-TV provider in the US to offer a dedicated 4K Ultra HD channel.

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August 28, 2016

Celebrating 10 Years of Empowering Women Through PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS

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Peace Through Business members

AT&T and the Women of AT&T are proud to support the 10th anniversary of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program, which provides business training and mentoring to educate and empower women entrepreneurs from Afghanistan and Rwanda. Over the last 10 years, more than 500 women have graduated from this program with more than 80% still in business today.

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August 27, 2016

AT&T Sustainability Update

Posted by Cheryl Riley

We're excited to announce the release of our AT&T Annual Sustainability Update.

From smartphones and innovative smart ed tech products to smart homes, cities and classrooms, connectivity is changing the ways we help to address social and environmental challenges.

Thanks to the work of our employees – more than 250,000 strong – we’re already seeing the impacts on our world, which are depicted in this report. Together with you, we’re excited to see how the power of our network can continue to build a better tomorrow.
 
Check out highlights from this year’s update:

AT&T Sustainability Update

 
PeoplePlanetPossibilities
10,000 veterans hired$119.1 million in energy savings$317 million invested in Aspire
By end of 2015, AT&T hired more than 10,000 veterans, achieving our 2013 commitment. In 2016, we pledged to hire an additional 10,000 veterans by 2020.$119.1 million realized in annualized energy savings from 15,050 energy projects.$317 million invested through AT&T Aspire since 2008 toward a $350 million commitment to education.
Employee diversity stats5.9 millions gallons gas avoided$156.6 million total giving
AT&T’s workforce is 33% women and 42% people of color. 5.9 million gallons of unleaded gasoline avoided in 2015 through use of 11,257 Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs).$156.6 million contributed through corporate, employee, social investment and AT&T Foundation programs in 2015.
7.5 million Pledges7.3 million cellphones recycled1 million hours of mentoring
More than 7.5 million pledges to keep eyes on the road and not on the phone through the It Can Wait campaign as of December 2015.Approximately 7.3 million cell phones reused or recycled through AT&T.More than 1 million hours of student mentoring provided by AT&T employees through Aspire Mentoring Academy.
$13.7 billion spent with diverse enterprises74% sustainability score5.4 million volunteer hours
Spent $13.7 billion, or 24.06% of total supplier spend, with minority, women and disabled veterans business enterprises.Top suppliers scored an average of more than 74% on our sustainability scorecard towards our goal of 80% by end of 2017.More than 5.4 million employee and retiree volunteer hours.

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June 15, 2016

AT&T South Dakota Stands with Orlando

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In the wake of the tragic event against the LGBT community in Orlando on June 12, AT&T is dedicated to showing our support.


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AT&T wireless customers can text “Orlando” to 20222 to donate $10 to ORMC’s (Orlando Regional Medical Center) Level One Trauma Center to help with ongoing medical support needs. No text message fees apply.

The Orlando community and the Orlando Level One Trauma Center will continue to be in our thoughts.

The donation will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance.

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