Leadership: John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications
2018 Revenues: More than $170 Billion
We’re a world leader in communications and technology, redefining how you engage with media and entertainment.
AT&T Communications builds human-first technology that puts our consumer and business customers first. We deliver, and continue to invent new ways to deliver, captivating entertainment that creates emotional connections and brings us all closer. We also design intelligent solutions that power businesses in near real-time. And we innovate to drive progress—connect smarter cities, live healthier lives—and build something bigger than platforms and infrastructures.
With our recent merger with Time Warner, we plan to create the best entertainment and communications experiences in the world.
AT&T Communications is made up of AT&T Business, Mobility & Entertainment, and Technology & Operations.
In a world where the pace of business continues to accelerate, AT&T’s edge-to-edge technologies provide near real-time intelligence from every corner of your business, enabling you to sense and adapt to change like never before.
Our customers represent a diverse group – from the Fortune 1000 businesses to mom-and-pop stores down the street, from companies that manufacture and transport to companies that provide public services and save lives. One thing they all have in common is they are real businesses with real business challenges, striving to compete and grow while improving how they sell their services and delight their customers.
AT&T Business Solutions generated nearly $37 billion in revenue in 2018 – more than 21% of the company’s total revenue for the year.
Our global IP network is one of the world’s most advanced and powerful global backbone networks. Our services connect businesses in more than 200 countries and territories. Together these businesses represent 99% of the world’s economy.
We’re the largest U.S.-based provider of fiber for business services. There are over 500,000 U.S. business buildings lit with AT&T fiber, and we’re adding thousands more each month. Within those buildings, AT&T now enables high-speed fiber connections to over 2.2 million U.S. business customer locations. And if you count businesses near our fiber network, that number quadruples. Nationwide, more than 8 million business customer locations are on or within 1,000 feet of our fiber.*
We serve nearly all the Fortune 1000 and:
AT&T Labs creates advanced technologies that just begin to scratch the surface of SDN and NFV possibilities. Our researchers look beyond what already exists to invent disruptive technologies that will drive future innovations. AT&T Labs draws on our more than 140-year heritage of innovation.
AT&T Foundry connects cutting-edge innovators and technologies to bring you new products and services. We have 6 Foundry locations throughout the world. We opened a Foundry for Connected Health in Houston. The team there focuses on mobile caregivers, business IoT solutions, clinical health, and in-home help for the independent elderly. The goal? Help take the current healthcare ecosystem into the future.
The AT&T Drive Studio™ is the first connected car innovation center in the U.S. opened by a wireless carrier. And we’re inviting the world's most innovative companies and developers in. The Drive Studio engineers end-to-end, fully integrated connected car solutions – all in one location. With the new and enhanced AT&T Drive™ platform, we’re working with auto companies across the globe to elevate the driving experience by improving safety, diagnostics, entertainment and security.
AT&T has 8 Nobel Prizes in its heritage, and our team earns an average of more than 5 AT&T-issued patents, U.S. and foreign, each business day.
*The nearly 2.2 million U.S. business customer locations, in which AT&T provides high-speed fiber connections, is included within the 8 million U.S. business customer locations on or within 1,000 feet of our fiber.
**Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data average download speeds for Q1 2019.
***Based on GWS OneScore Sept. 2018. Excludes crowd sourced studies.