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. It also sells accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other items to consumers as well as to agents and third-party distributors. As of December 31, 2013, this segment served approximately 110 million wireless subscribers.

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. This segment also offers voice services consisting of local and long-distance services; wholesale switched access services to other service providers; and outsourcing and integration services as well as CPE and government-related services. This segment has served approximately 12 million retail consumers, 10 million retail businesses, and 2 million wholesale access lines.

Company Growth (employees)
Dallas, US
Size (employees)
268,000 (est)-4%
AT&T was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Dallas, US

Key People at AT&T

Randall  Stephenson

Randall Stephenson

Thaddeus Arroyo

Thaddeus Arroyo

John Stephens

John Stephens

William A. Blase

William A. Blase

Senior EVP, HR
David McAtee

David McAtee

SEVP & General Counsel
Robert Quinn

Robert Quinn

Lori Lee

Lori Lee

John Donovan

John Donovan

CSO & Group President
David Huntley

David Huntley


AT&T Office Locations

AT&T has office in Dallas
Dallas, US

AT&T Metrics

AT&T Summary

Market capitalization

$259.2 b

Closing share price

AT&T's current market capitalization is $259.2 b.

AT&T Financials

AT&T's revenue is $128.8 b in FY, 2013 which is a 2.8% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$128.8 b$132.4 b$146.8 b$163.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$51.2 b$59.4 b$65.1 b

Gross profit

$77.3 b$71.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$98.3 b$60.1 b


$29.8 b$11.6 b$24.7 b

Net Income

$18.6 b$6.5 b$13.7 b$13 b

Operating cash flow

($1.5 b)$5.3 b($3.5 b)
  • Source: SEC Filings

AT&T Operating Metrics

Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2015Q3, 2016FY, 2016

Video Connections

3.8 m4.5 m5.5 m5.9 m37.9 m

Wireless Customers

103.2 m107 m110.4 m120.6 m137.3 m144 m

Broadband Connections

16.4 m16.4 m16.4 m16 m15.8 m15.6 mA

Video Subscribers

37.9 mA37.7 m

AT&T Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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

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