AT&T

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AT&T
AT&T logo 2016.svg
AT&T's logo
Type Public
Industry Conglomerate
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Multinational Yes
Official website
Twitter (@ATT)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

AT&T is an international conglomerate holding company based in the United States. Holdings include AT&T Wireless and Cricket Wireless.

COVID-19 response

  • 05 March 2020 (WHO.svg−6 dayssrc):
    • Disappointing: Confirmed that one of their retail workers in the San Diego, California area tested positive for COVID-19.[1]
    • Encouraging: Closed six stores in San Diego, California.[1]
  • Encouraging 18 March 2020 (WHO.svg+7 dayssrc): Closed 40% of its company-owned retail stores in the United States, with those remaining open operating on adjusted hours (11 a.m. – 7 p.m. local time). Intention to close remaining stores on 22 March 2020.[2]
  • Encouraging 22 March 2020 (WHO.svg+11 dayssrc): All company-owned retail stores in the United States closed.[2]

Consumers

  • Complicated 12 March 2020 (WHO.svg+1 dayssrc): Suspended all broadband internet usage caps.[3]
  • Encouraging 27 March 2020 (WHO.svg+16 dayssrc): Provided new low-cost wireless plan with 2GB of high-speed data with unlimited talk and text for Cricket and AT&T prepaid customers. Plan is only available for a limited time, but no end date specified.[4]
  • Encouraging 27 March 2020 (WHO.svg+16 dayssrc): Provided additional data allowances of 10GB per month for 60 days or two billing cycles to Cricket and AT&T prepaid customers with capped data plans.[4]
  • Encouraging 27 March 2020 (WHO.svg+16 dayssrc): Provided additional data allowances of 10GB of tethering per month for 60 days to AT&T prepaid customers with the Unlimited Plus plan.[4]

Employees

  • 05 March 2020 (−6 days until WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Disappointing: Confirmed one of their retail workers in San Diego, California tested positive for COVID-19.[1]
      • Encouraging: Closed six stores in the San Diego, California.[1]

News articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "6 AT&T stores closed in San Diego after employee tests positive for coronavirus". KTLA. 2020-03-05. Retrieved 2020-04-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "AT&T latest carrier to close retail stores in COVID-19 response". FierceWireless. Retrieved 2020-04-07.
  3. "AT&T and Comcast improve internet access in response to COVID-19". Engadget. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "AT&T offers data, new plan for prepaid customers amid COVID-19". FierceWireless. Retrieved 2020-04-07.