Last week, AT&T launched their Believe Birmingham initiative with Birmingham City Schools at Bush Hills Academy – the district’s first Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) certified school.
While the partial federal government shutdown reached its 24rd day this Tuesday, January 15, companies such as AT&T are reaching out to their customers impacted by the shutdown to assist paying bills.
Hurricane Michael is just hours away from making landfall, and overnight, it became strongest hurricane to make landfall in the Florida panhandle in recorded history.Continue reading “What we can do to prepare for Hurricane Michael, including tips from AT&T Alabama”
Have you ever been to a large venue like a football game and you’re not able to post that cute selfie you just took? Then you think to yourself … how is it 2018 and your larger than life cell provider is not able to give you proper service while being around a million people? Well, if you’ve been that person before while at Bryant-Denny Stadium then you may have an opportunity to finally post that selfie!
Without the internet many of us couldn’t do our jobs, connect with friends, research astronomy or find out what’s happening this weekend. But some parts of Alabama have lived with spotty internet access which puts them at a technological disadvantage. AT&T has aimed to change that.
We take for granted that we can grab our phone and dial 911 and help will be on the way. That wasn’t always the case. Until 1968, people had to dial “O” for the operator and hope to be connected to the correct emergency service…or you had to know the phone number of the fire station. Continue reading “50 years ago first 911 call was made in Alabama”
Do you shop online…bank online…share photographs via social media?
In our technology-based world it is so important, now more than ever, to understand how to manage your privacy online and keep your personal information secure. AT&T recently conducted a survey that found 43 percent of Americans said they felt powerless about cyber security. Continue reading “Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information”
While tax cuts for corporations have been criticized in the commercial media and on many social platforms, not everything is bad! Two of Birmingham’s largest employers have announced some form of increased compensation for their employees.
AT&T Alabama has announced their new president, Birmingham community member, Wayne Hutchens.
While Birmingham might be excited about fiber finally lighting up, other areas of Alabama have little to no internet access… yet. Thanks to a FCC program, Connect America, almost everyone in even rural areas of Alabama will have access to broadband. Continue reading “AT&T’s Fixed Wireless rollout begins its second stage”
AT&T unveiled the Alabama African-American History Calendar for 2018. The calendar will be a tribute to these Alabamians and a valuable, inspirational resource for educators and parents.
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AT&T is bringing its virtual reality “It can wait” driving simulator to Magic City festivities this week.
Did you know that AT&T has been named ranked the top community-minded company in the United States by the Civic 50 program?