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Introduction

AT&T is the second-largest US wireless operator by subscriptions, with 134.2 million at end-1Q17. On the wireline side, AT&T is the largest fixed voice provider, the third-largest broadband provider, and the largest pay-TV provider in the US.

Highlights

  • AT&T won the contract to build FirstNet first responders’ network using 700MHz spectrum and funding from the government.
  • AT&T reintroduced unlimited plans for wireless in 1Q17, after Verizon succumbed to competitive pressure from T-Mobile and Sprint and introduced its own.
  • AT&T is in the process of moving much of its network functions from hardware to a software-defined network.

Features and Benefits

  • Compare AT&T to its peers across a variety of financial benchmarks.
  • Learn about AT&T’s mobile and fixed broadband subscription trends, as well as market share trends.
  • Learn about AT&T’s strategic initiatives, including its contract with FirstNet to build a first responders’ network.

Key questions answered

  • What are AT&T’s next steps with its LTE network and plans for its 5G network?
  • What are AT&T’s key products and services?
  • How does AT&T measure against its peers across a variety of financial benchmarks?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: AT&T Consumer Update, July 2017

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