3Q 2018 AT&T by the Numbers

AT&T has been improving the way people communicate for more than 142 years. This last quarter, AT&T had over 265,000 employees around the world, 1,215,822 route miles of fiber globally, and more than 170 million direct-to-consumer relationships across our wireless, video, and broadband businesses.

We also understand the importance of giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Since 2012, AT&T employees have provided 2.27 million hours of mentoring to students. And since 2008, AT&T has committed $400 million through AT&T Aspire to promote student success in school and beyond.

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AT&T Offers Streamlined IoT Solutions in the UK

AT&T now has an agreement with Three Group to resell Three UK wireless services. The agreement will allow AT&T to offer its global business customers in the U.K. localized contracting and billing for wireless voice, data, and SMS services.

AT&T Launches Video Platform for DIRECTV for BUSINESS Customers

AT&T continues to change the world of video with the launch of COM3000, a next-generation video platform that brings more HD channels, including 4K, and a future-ready platform for business customers.

Airship: New Open Infrastructure Project to Accelerate Cloud Deployments

As part of our ongoing commitment to open and collaborative innovation, we’re working with SKT, Intel Corporation, and the OpenStack Foundation to launch a new open infrastructure project called Airship.

Recognizing Today’s Innovators in AI Development

AT&T unveiled the Acumos AI Project nearly a year ago — a collaboration with Tech Mahindra to build Acumos, which is an open source AI platform under The Linux Foundation Deep Learning that includes 15 corporate umbrella members.


AT&T and Magic Leap Form Exclusive U.S. Consumer Relationship to Expand the Future of Spatial Computing

AT&T has announced a strategic, exclusive U.S. consumer relationship and investment with Magic Leap, developer of proprietary spatial computing and experiential platforms.

Microservices: Leading with Speed

AT&T believes microservices are the future of software development. We announced our microservices platform in 2017 as a key pillar of our Next-Gen Network platform, allowing for faster deployment of new capabilities and increased automation.

Design Thinking

As AT&T’s workforce transformation and reskilling initiative evolves, AT&T is going beyond technical skills. We want to change how we create products and services by using design as a fire-starter to our process, and incorporate it all the way through. We’re retrofitting Design Thinking for a 142-year-old brand by incorporating design into everything we do. 

Network Convergence

Network convergence, simply put, is the process of merging existing network systems into a singular, multi-model communication platform that broadens use for users. 

FCC Spectrum Auctions

In 1993, Congress passed the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act giving the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) the authority to conduct spectrum auctions. In 1994, the FCC conducted its first competitive spectrum auction. Since then, the FCC has completed 88 spectrum auctions and the total amount collected for broader government use and deficit reduction exceeds $114 billion.

Acumos AI Challenge

AT&T and Tech Mahindra sponsored the Acumos AI Challenge — the open source developer competition seeking innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.