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AT&T Will Make Patents Freely Available to Help Fight Pandemic

AT&T Press Release | May 05, 2020 AT&T Communications Joins Open COVID Pledge to Make Patents Freely Available to Help Fight Pandemic Global Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Response Efforts AT&T Communications* is joining a global initiative called the Open COVID Pledge to make our patents available free of charge that might aid

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FirstNet: Supporting Telehealth Quickly and Confidently

April 29, 2020| AT&T Newsroom It’s not an overstatement to say that everything has changed the past few months. And things will probably continue to change. The simple act of going to the grocery store is not so simple anymore, and Americans are settling for take-out instead of a relaxing

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In Times of Change, Networks Play a Key Role

Samsung Newsroom| April 29, 2020 With many countries prompted to mandate lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders, the concept of ‘business as usual’ has changed and we have adapted to a new norm. This has required employees to work from home and students to take classes online for their safety, transforming daily

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FCC Proposes the 5G Fund for Rural America

FCC Press Release| April 23, 2020 Agency Seeks Comment on Proposed Program to Distribute Up to $9 Billion for Next-Generation Wireless Broadband Connectivity in Rural America WASHINGTON, April 23, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on establishing the 5G Fund for Rural America.

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Stephenson to Retire, Stankey to Become CEO July 1

AT&T Press Release| April 24, 2020 Randall Stephenson to Retire as AT&T CEO,  Serve as Executive Chairman of the Board until January 2021 AT&T Board Elects John Stankey as CEO and Board Member AT&T to Elect Independent Director as New Chairman When Stephenson Retires from Board After serving 13 years as

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