Happy Birthday to the Prince’s Trust!

This week the Prince’s Trust celebrates its 35th birthday and 35 years of changing the lives of young people in UK.  AT&T is very proud to support the Prince’s Trust’s charitable efforts and applauds them for their great work.   Check out www.facebook.com/princestrust where you can show your support for … Read more…


Network Disaster Recovery: Our Exercise in London

Today, in London AT&T’s Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) team performed a full scale disaster recovery exercise, our fourth in Europe and our 61st globally.  We hold these exercises regularly because we take disaster recovery very seriously.  When disaster strikes a network and service is disrupted, lives and livelihoods can be … Read more…


Breaking down barriers

Earlier this week, BEREC (the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications) issued a call for contributions on the administrative barriers to the cross-border provision of business communications services within the EU. As a provider of services to the world’s largest enterprises, and with operations in virtually every EU country, … Read more…


Policy Making Principles for an Open Internet

A visit to Paris is always welcome and uplifting.  This was particularly so last week, during the OECD’s High Level Meeting on the Internet Economy, where people from across the globe came to the City of Light to discuss principles for Internet policy making.  It was encouraging to see so … Read more…


Welcome to the AT&T Policy Blog for Europe

Welcome to the AT&T Policy Blog for Europe. It is our hope that this blog will provide a meeting place, where we can have conversations about issues in the European Union that influence the IT and communications industries today and in the future. Policy decisions on innovation, investment, broadband deployment, … Read more…


It’s World IPv6 Day

By Chris Boyer, AT&T Assistant Vice President-Public Policy, and Brooks Fitzsimmons, AT&T Assistant Vice President-Project Program Management Every day there seems to be a new gadget or other device hitting the market.  Earlier this week, all eyes were on San Francisco to see the latest news coming from Apple’s WorldWide … Read more…


Fulfilling a Pledge to Remove Outmoded Regulation

By Eric Loeb, AT&T Vice President of International, External and Regulatory Affairs In January, President Obama instructed each agency to improve regulation within their responsibility, by ensuring alignment between current regulation and policies that will both protect public welfare and promote economic growth, innovation and competitiveness.   With focused effort within five months, … Read more…


Meeting the Challenges of the Mobile Broadband Age

By Joan Marsh AT&T Vice President of Federal Regulatory A few weeks ago, AT&T announced an agreement to acquire T-Mobile USA.  While some people were surprised by the announcement, the main reason for the deal was obvious to anyone who has been following the rapid growth of the wireless industry – we … Read more…