AT&T has invested in our Wisconsin communications networks, our people and local communities for 139 years.
More than 2,700 AT&T employees working in Wisconsin as of Sept. 30, 2017.
More than $144 million spent on goods and services purchased from suppliers based in Wisconsin in 2016. This spending supports jobs and economic activity in the state.
5,745 AT&T retirees living in Wisconsin as of Oct. 6, 2017.
237 retail locations in Wisconsin, including our company-owned retail stores, authorized dealerships and national retail stores as of Nov. 21, 2017.
More than $188 million generated in local and state taxes by AT&T operations in Wisconsin in 2016.
338 students mentored by our employees in Wisconsin through Aspire Mentoring Academy from 2012 to 2016.
More than 160,000 hours of personal time given by AT&T employees and retirees in Wisconsin to community outreach activities in 2016 – worth more than $3.8 million.*
More than $3.3 million contributed by AT&T and its employees from 2014 - 2016 through giving programs in Wisconsin.
More than $725 million invested by AT&T in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in Wisconsin from 2014 - 2016.
218 upgrades made in 2016 including 23 new cell sites, addition of wireless and wired network capacity and new broadband network connections in Wisconsin.¹
96.1 percent of population in Wisconsin covered by the AT&T Mobile Broadband network as of July 31, 2015.
96.0 percent of population in Wisconsin covered by AT&T's 4G network as of July 31, 2015.
89.3 percent of population in Wisconsin covered by AT&T's LTE network as of July 31, 2015.
599 Wi-Fi hotspots in Wisconsin as of October 6, 2015
- AT&T in 2014 made 449 wireless network upgrades in Wisconsin, including 12 new cell sites, 89 wireless broadband upgrades, and 334 new wireless high-speed Internet connections.
- In 2015, AT&T made 338 wireless network upgrades in Wisconsin. We added new cell sites, addition of network capacity, and carrier upgrades.
- In 2016, we made 588 wireless network upgrades in Wisconsin, including adding 21 new cell sites, expanding 4G LTE to 25 sites, and upgrading wireless capacity at 459 locations.
- So far in 2017, we made 418 other enhancements to our networks in Wisconsin. This includes adding 24 new cell towers, expanding 4G LTE to 83 cell towers, and adding network capacity to 256 sites across Wisconsin.
As of December 2017
¹All network upgrades exclude LTE enhancements.
*The financial equivalent is based on the annual industry standards from Independent Sector.