COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced the company will hire workers for nearly 100 jobs in South Carolina, including nearly 60 new jobs.
The openings are a mix of technician positions and retail positions across the state. They are the result of AT&T's continued investment in South Carolina to support network improvement and customer service. AT&T invested nearly $140 million in its wireless and wired networks in South Carolina in the first half of 2013, building on more than $850 million it invested in its wireless and wired networks from 2010 through 2012.
"AT&T is a strong and active member of our business community and we celebrate the 100 new jobs they are creating across South Carolina," said Governor Nikki Haley. "These jobs and the capital investments which they support represent new opportunities for individuals and underscore our effort to encourage private investment in state-of-the-art technology."
More information on AT&T job openings can be found at http://att.jobs/
"While we are investing in our South Carolina networks to deliver the quality of advanced services our customers need and rely upon, we are also investing in people as part of our commitment to exceptional customer service," said Pamela Lackey, president, AT&T South Carolina. "We appreciate the opportunity to serve a state which welcomes these sorts of investments and look forward to welcoming the newest members of the AT&T family."
AT&T jobs are among the best in the world and full- and part-time positions include competitive wages and benefits which provide security and value to the nearly 1.1 million AT&T employees, retirees and their dependents. AT&T currently employs more than 2,400 employees throughout South Carolina and consistently hires new talent. AT&T is regularly recognized for training and development programs that are among the best in the country, and invested about $280 million training employees and about $26.6 million in tuition aid during 2012. AT&T is committed to and has been recognized for diversity and veteran recruiting.
For more information about AT&T's coverage in South Carolina or anywhere in the U.S., consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. Using the online tool, AT&T customers can measure quality of coverage from a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark. For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page.
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