AT&T Named #1 Telecom Globally In FORTUNE's Ranking Of Most Admired Companies

AT&T Also Only Telecom Company Among World's 50 Most Admired Companies

Feb 19, 2015, 13:42 ET from AT&T Inc.

DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AT&T* was recognized by FORTUNE magazine as the Most Admired Telecommunications Company in the world in 2015. 

"Being recognized by FORTUNE as the number one telecom company is a testament to our 240,000 employees working hard every day to help customers mobilize their world with fast, highly secure connectivity to everything on the Internet – everywhere and on every device," said Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman and CEO. 

Additionally, FORTUNE ranked AT&T #47 among all companies in all industries in its list of the Top 50 Most Admired companies in the world. 

FORTUNE's Most Admired Companies lists are among the most highly respected indicators of corporate performance and reputation.

To identify the Most Admired Companies, FORTUNE and its partner, the Hay Group, survey top executives and directors from FORTUNE 1000 and Global 500 companies -- along with financial analysts -- to identify companies that have the strongest reputations both within their own industry and overall. Companies are rated on their ability to attract and retain talented people, quality of products and services, quality of management, innovation, social responsibility, use of corporate assets and long-term investment value.

Learn about AT&T's commitment to excellence at
FORTUNE's Most Admired Results:

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) helps millions of people and businesses around the globe stay connected through leading wireless, high-speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. We're helping people mobilize their worlds with state-of-the-art communications, entertainment services and amazing innovations like connected cars and devices for homes, offices and points in between. Our U.S. wireless network offers customers the nation's strongest LTE signal and the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network. We offer the best global wireless coverage*. We're improving how our customers stay entertained and informed with AT&T U-verse® TV and High Speed Internet services. And businesses worldwide are serving their customers better with AT&T's mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers' LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere. Global coverage claim based on offering voice and data roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier, and offering the most wireless smartphones and tablets that work in the most countries.

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