AT&T Redditch welcomes local MP

Last week, I joined AT&T colleagues in welcoming Karen Lumley, the local UK Member of Parliament, to our state of the art Internet Data Centre (IDC) in Redditch, just south of Birmingham in the English Midlands. AT&T has had a presence in Redditch since the 1980s and now has a … Read more…



Welcome to the EU, Croatia!

We warmly congratulate Croatia, who today signed an accession treaty that will make it the 28th member of the European Union. Croatia will join the bloc in July 2013. We would like to congratulate Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor and Croatian President Ivo Josipović for today’s important signature. Until its … Read more…


Join us for the TSF photo exhibition, January 10 2012

The festive season is kicking off, but we’re already looking forward to ushering in the New Year by taking part in a great event at the European Parliament in Brussels. From January 10-12, Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) ― the world’s top emergency telecommunications non-profit organisation ― will present a striking … Read more…


Our Slovakia team gets involved in local communities

Here’s an update on some of the activities our folks in Slovakia have been involved with to do their bit for the Košice community. Two great achievements of note to report: First, AT&T has been helping local students get prepared for the world of work. They’ve formed a fruitful relationship … Read more…


Happy 10th birthday to the Budapest Convention

Last week I attended for the first time the intriguingly titled Octopus Conference on Cooperation against cybercrime ― now in its sixth edition. It was followed by a special meeting in the Council of Europe’s ‘Palais d’Europe’ in Strasbourg, organised to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Budapest Convention.  Around … Read more…


Ofcom on Net Neutrality – balance and restraint in action

Last week, Ofcom issued a Statement on Net Neutrality, the culmination of a thorough consultation process launched in 2010, on which AT&T had submitted comments. AT&T congratulates Ofcom for adopting a balanced and restrained approach to this important aspect of Internet policymaking, particularly with regard to the issues of traffic … Read more…


Pretenders to the throne gather in the Languedoc

Last week, I attended the IDATE Digiworld Summit in Montpellier,  capital of France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region.  AT&T is a supporter of the IDATE Digiworld Programme, and the Summit , now in its 33rd year, has become an un-missable event in the French ICT calendar. The theme this year was “Will the … Read more…


Getting beyond green

Last week I was with my colleagues, Chris Boyer and Claudia Selli, at the beautiful Palais d’Egmont in the heart of Brussels for the Global Forum 2011. I was moderating a session called ‘Globally Green and Beyond’, which – for me – was all about striking a balance between what … Read more…


Building a responsible online community

Here’s a post from our US blog about keeping kids safe online – well worth a read! Ninety four percent of parents who have teenagers say they have talked with their kids about online behavior and what things should and should not be shared while online, according to recent research … Read more…