AT&T is a telecommunications company that provides wireless communications, local exchange, and long-distance services for consumers and businesses in the United States and internationally. The Company offers its services in two segments: wireless and wireline. Its wireless segment offers various wireless voice, data, text, and other services. This segment sells various handsets, wirelessly-enabled computers, and wireless data cards for personal computers through its owned stores, agents, and third-party retail stores. The Company’s wireline segment provides data services such as switched and dedicated transport, DSL internet access, network integration, managed web hosting, packet, and enterprise networking services as well as local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity solutions to other service providers.
Company Growth (employees)
Dallas, US
Size (employees)
260,480 (est)-1%
AT&T was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, US

Key People at AT&T

Randall  Stephenson

Randall Stephenson

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
John Stephens

John Stephens

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David Huntley

David Huntley

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer
Lori Lee

Lori Lee

CEO, AT&T International & Global Marketing Officer
John Donovan

John Donovan

CEO, AT&T Communications
David McAtee

David McAtee

Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Robert Quinn

Robert Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs
William Blase

William Blase

Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources
John Stankey

John Stankey

Senior Executive Vice President, AT&T/Time Warner Merger Integration Planning

AT&T Office Locations

AT&T has an office in Dallas
Dallas, US (HQ)
208 S. Akard St

AT&T Data and Metrics

AT&T Financial Metrics

AT&T's revenue was reported to be $39.8 b in Q2, 2017

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

39.8 b

Net income (Q2, 2017)

3.9 b

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

7.3 b

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

236.4 b

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

5.1 b


357.4 b
AT&T's current market capitalization is $236.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


128.8 b132.4 b146.8 b163.8 b

Revenue growth, %



30.8 b12.2 b24.8 b24.3 b

EBIT margin, %

USDQ2, 2017


39.8 b


7.3 b

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

3.9 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


3.3 b8.6 b5.1 b

Total Assets

277.8 b296.8 b402.7 b

Short-term debt

5.5 b6.1 b7.6 b

Current Liabilities

35 b37.3 b47.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

18.7 b6.7 b13.7 b

Accounts Receivable

1.3 b2.7 b535 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.5 b)5.3 b(3.5 b)

Capital Expenditures

(20.9 b)(21.2 b)(19.2 b)
USDY, 2017


49 x


151.6 k
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AT&T Operating Metrics

Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Aug, 2017

Wireless Customers

103.25 m106.96 m110.38 m120 m127.5 m132.45 m134.5 m128 m139.66 m141.76 m144.04 m146.8 m146.82 m

Video Connections

3.79 m4.54 m5.46 m5.94 m37.93 m

Broadband Connections

16.43 m16.39 m16.43 m12.2 m16.1 m15.96 m15.83 m12.4 m15.76 m15.64 m15.62 m12.9 m15.7 m

Video Subscribers

25.4 m25.3 m25 m
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AT&T Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
DIRECTV Argentina
The Ohio Bell
Wisconsin Bell
AT&T Corp.
Teleport Communications
BellSouth Telecommunications
AT&T Mobility
AT&T Mobility II
New Cingular Wireless
Cricket Wireless
AT&T Comunicaciones Digitales
DIRECTV Enterprises
DIRECTV Latin America
SKY Brasil Serviços
DIRECTV Colombia
Michigan Bell
Illinois Bell
Indiana Bell
Nevada Bell
Pacific Bell
SBC Long Distance
AT&T Teleholdings
Southwestern Bell
Time WarnerOctober 22, 2016$85.4 b
QuickPlay MediaMay 16, 2016
Carrier IQDecember 30, 2015
DIRECTVJuly 24, 2015$48.5 b
IusacellNovember 07, 2014$2.5 b
Leap WirelessJuly 12, 2013$1.2 b
NextWave WirelessAugust 02, 2012$50 m
Superclick NetworksSeptember 26, 2011$15 m
XanbooDecember 06, 2010
Centennial Communications CorpNovember 06, 2009$944 m
PlusmoSeptember 30, 2009
Sterling CommerceFebruary 22, 2009$3.9 b
WayportNovember 10, 2008$275 m
Edge WirelessDecember 04, 2007
Dobson CommunicationsNovember 15, 2007

AT&T Market Value History

AT&T Revenue Breakdown


AT&T Median Salaries

Source: 953 public H-1B filings from AT&T
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Traffic Overview of AT&T

AT&T Online and Social Media Presence

AT&T News and Updates

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The NFL's ratings took a hit in its season-opening week, and a new study about the online viewing habits of young men seems to portend a growing gap in the audience for traditional sports.  The survey, conducted by Limelight Networks, shows that men ages 18 to 25 prefer watc…

AT&T expands free HBO to both its unlimited wireless plans

 AT&T announced this morning it’s adding free HBO to all customers on its unlimited wireless plans, including both Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice. The carrier in April had offered free HBO only to those on Unlimited Plus – its premium tier – but today’s move brings the network to the Unlimi…

Taylor Swift made a commercial for AT&T, and it’s glorious

AT&T just released a commercial starring Taylor Swift that’s so good, you can almost forgive them for being AT&T. I’ll stop typing now and just let you watch it. The spot shows the popstarlet and unabashed Right Said Fred fan Taylor Swift as she traverses the mundanities of her daily life, e…

'We have to change the flow of money': Marketing heavyweights are getting behind a new tech to clean up digital advertising

The startup Amino Payments believes that blockchain technology can help clean up digital advertising. The company has lined up support from ad tech giants like AppNexus and marketers like T-Mobile. The hope is that this tech can reduce fraudulent web ads and bring clarity t…

When it comes to net neutrality, AT&T can’t be trusted

Just before the deadline to submit comments to the FCC regarding net neutrality, AT&T managed to slip a statement in. It was a statement that, after reading, it was probably hoping you didn’t notice. In it, Joan Marsh, Executive VP of Regulatory & State External Affairs, attempted to woo a p…
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