Frequently Asked Questions

An acknowledgement will be sent indicating your company’s profile has been received in our Supplier portal.  Your profile should be completed in its entirety.  We will review your company's information and advise if there are any opportunities in your commodity area.  Registration within our portal does not imply a contract, or an intent to purchase goods or services.  If you have completed your registration and have not heard from anyone after three weeks, please email ATT Supplier Diversity

The time frame from completing registration to speaking to a Supplier Diversity Sourcing Manager varies due to the number of suppliers seeking opportunities.  From the initial acknowledgement of registration, suppliers can expect up to 3 weeks before initial contact from a Supplier Diversity Manager.

Yes.  AT&T’s Supplier Diversity Program requires diverse businesses present proof of third-party certification.  A list of the approved certification organizations is available here.

AT&T does not post its requests for proposals externally.  The AT&T Supplier Diversity team works with supply chain sourcing managers to identify competitive diverse businesses to be included in the procurement process. 

No.  We do not have a comprehensive approved supplier list.  There are some commodities with an established list of Preferred Suppliers.  Prospective suppliers who have been vetted and meet the requirements may be considered for these opportunities when they become available.

Our team of Supplier Diversity Sourcing Managers will help facilitate discussions and meetings with internal decision makers as appropriate.

During the registration process, your profile may be shared with the Supplier Diversity team for follow up discussions, if required.

The Supplier Diversity team participates in local and national events to meet diverse businesses from across the country. 

All supplier information is proprietary to AT&T.  Supplier Diversity Sourcing Manager may facilitate introductory meetings with our prime suppliers.  

Prospective suppliers must meet certain minimum qualifications to do business with AT&T.  Requirements may vary by commodities.  Click on the link below to review potential requirements:

AT&T has an Early Payment Program that include financing options to qualified domestically paid suppliers.  Learn more

Yes, AT&T is committed to operating at the highest standards of integrity. We expect our suppliers to comply in the same manner with the AT&T Principles of Conduct for Suppliers Policy.

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