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Profile of registrant

AT&T, Inc.

Identification number in the register: 92442218459-37
Registration date: 29/03/12 23:35:45

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/03/14 08:58:58
The date of the last annual update was 11/03/14 08:58:58


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: AT&T, Inc.
Acronym: AT&T
Legal status: Publicly traded corporation, incorporated in Delaware, USA
Website address: http://www.att.com

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Randall Stephenson
Position: CEO and Chairman of the Board

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Karim Lesina
Position: Vice President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 208 South Akard Street 
Dallas, Texas 75202
UNITED STATES
Telephone number: (+210) 8214105
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: The AT&T Belgian affiliate's name and principal place of business are:

AT&T Global Network Services Belgium Luxembourg SPRL
Medialaan 36
1800 Vilvoorde, Belgium

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: For more than a century, AT&T has consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services and excellent customer care. Today, our mission is to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. We're fulfilling this vision by creating new solutions for consumers and businesses and by driving innovation in the communications and entertainment industry. We're recognized as one of the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to businesses. We also have one of the fastest and most reliable mobile broadband networks in the U.S.; the largest international coverage of any U.S. wireless carrier, offering the most phones that work in the most countries; and the largest Wi-Fi network in the United States based on branded and operated hotspots.

We are the largest communications holding company in the world by revenue. Operating globally under the AT&T brand, we are proud to offer one of the world's most advanced and powerful global backbone networks, carrying 56.2 petabytes of data traffic on an average business day to nearly every continent and country, with up to 99.999 percent reliability. We also are one of the world's largest providers of IP-based communications services for businesses, with an extensive portfolio of Virtual Private Network (VPN), Voice over IP (VoIP) and other offerings—all backed by innovative security and customer support capabilities.

In the US we serve more than 100 million customers nationwide with a broad range of wireless voice and data services. We hold spectrum licenses in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We also have the best worldwide coverage of any U.S. carrier with voice coverage in more than 225 countries, data roaming in more than 205 countries and mobile broadband in more than 145 countries. We serve millions of customers, concentrated in 22 states, with wired services, including broadband, long distance and local voice. Outside of the US we serve many thousands of enterprise and multinational business corporations on six continents. For our enterprise business customers, AT&T provides a single source for local, national, and global wired and wireless voice and data services. Our expansive portfolio also gives these customers access to advanced IP and traditional networking solutions for both voice and data. And customers can tap into our array of consulting and management experts for support on any element of network planning, design, implementation and support.

The AT&T Permanent Representative Office in Brussels is in charge of following the regulatory and public policy debate at the EU level affecting the whole group of undertakings, in Europe and worldwide. The missiion of ATT’s Permanent Representative Office in Brussels is to help provide European political leadership with our views and experience in order to enhance the development of the Information Society for all citizens in the EU and worldwide. The digital revolution is raising important political, economic and social challenges and ATT, as a responsible, globally-focused corporate citizen in the ICT sector, wishes to contribute with its experience.
You can download our code of business conduct here: http://www.att.com/Common/about_us/downloads/english_us_for_attdotcom_cobc_2012.pdf
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Karim Lesina 27/05/14 23/05/15
Alberto Zilio 29/05/14 27/05/15
Magdalena Comas Coll 28/05/14 26/05/15
Claudia Selli 27/05/14 25/05/15

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


The following is a list of the main lobbying activities performed by AT&T in the year preceding this registration. This list is subject to change as circumstances affecting the company evolve:

• European competitiveness
• Information Society
• Safer Internet Program
• Innovation, jobs and growth
• Future of the Internet
• Data Protection
• Electronics Communications Package
• Energy Efficiency
• Protection of minors
• Knowledge transfer and education

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




The following is the list of associations/federations/ confederations or other types of networks to which AT&T belongs as of the date of this registration:

• European Internet Foundation (EIF)
• American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)
• Global E-Sustainablilty Initiative (GeSI)
• European-American Business Council (EABC)
• Transatlantic Policy Network
• European Telecommunications Network Operators Association (ETNO)
• European Competitive Telecommunication Association (ECTA)
• The GSM Association (GSMA)
• Centre of European Studies

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
AT&T Code of Business Conduct, located at http://www.att.com/common/about_us/downloads/att_code_of_business_conduct.pdf