Good news came earlier than expected this year as AT&T was again named to Thomson Reuters’ list of the 2013 Top 100 Global Innovators.

The methodology is heavily weighted on the number of patents that companies apply for, noting that AT&T had 3,491 unique inventions between Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2012.

Four companies on the list (including AT&T) were from Texas and aside from AT&T, six other telecommunications companies were listed. Learn more in this recent blog post in the Dallas Morning News.

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