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AT&T Inc. (AT&T) is a provider of telecommunication services to its customers, predominantly in the US. The company provides both wireline and wireless-based telecommunication services. The company’s service offerings include local exchange services, data/broadband and Internet services, and long-distance services. The company also offers video services, telecommunications equipment, managed networking, wholesale services and directory advertising and publishing. It offers TV services under the U-verse brand. AT&T provides voice coverage in over 225 countries, data roaming in over 205 countries, and 3G in over 145 countries. The company is also the major provider of broadband connectivity with over than 17.46 million subscribers in the US. The company’s customer base includes business customers, individuals, and other telecommunication service provides. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the US.

The company focuses on inorganic growth strategy, under which it plans to expand its operational portfolio through acquisitions. In line with the strategy, the company recently announced its plan to acquire NextWave Wireless, Inc., to expand its wireless network capacity and provide assistance to wireless data usage on smartphones and tablets.

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									                   AT&T Inc. (T) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDTC27469FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: SEP 2012

          208 S. Akard St                                    Phone              +1 210 8214105                  Revenue          126,723 (million USD)
          Dallas, TX                                         Fax                +1 302 6555049                  Net Profit       3,944 (million USD)
          75202                                              Website            www.att.com                     Employees        242,380
                                                                                T [New York          Stock                       Technology             and
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                Exchange]                                        Communications

       Company Overview
       AT&T Inc. (AT&T) is a provider of telecommunication services to its customers, predominantly in the US. The company provides
       both wireline and wireless-based telecommunication services. The company’s service offerings include local exchange services,
       data/broadband and Internet services, and long-distance services. The company also offers video services, telecommunications
       equipment, managed networking, wholesale services and directory advertising and publishing. It offers TV services under the U-
       verse brand. AT&T provides voice coverage in over 225 countries, data roaming in over 205 countries, and 3G in over 145
       countries.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      AT&T Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Randall Stephenson                  Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Gilbert F. Amelio                   Director
                                                                                      Strategic Partnership                  Weak Profitability Indicators
         Reuben V. Anderson                  Director
                                                                                      Strong Network Coverage
         Jon C. Madonna                      Lead Director
         John B. McCoy                       Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      New Business Initiatives               Intense Competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growth Prospects: 3G and               Government Regulations
         AT&T Inc.
                                                                                      Mobile Broadband
        Share Price (USD) as on 04-Sep-                                36.81
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                        0.66        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                    212,357
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                              275,039
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                   5,769
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Jun 04, 2012         AT&T And        Acclaim  Energy    Advisors
                                                                                                           Collaborate To Improve Power Grid Reliability
                                                                                                           In Texas
                                                                                      Apr 26, 2012         City Of Milwaukee Unveils Plan For Up To Five
                                                                                                           ChargePoint EV Charging Stations
                                                                                      Feb 21, 2012         AMA And AT&T Combine Care Management
                                                                                                           Platforms To Improve Collaboration Among
                                                                                                           Caregivers Nationwide
                                                                                      Dec 07, 2011         Mugen Power Releases New Extended Battery
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                                           For AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II
       Research, GlobalData                                                          Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       AT&T Inc. - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................................ 5
       AT&T Inc. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................... 6
       AT&T Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................................................. 7
       AT&T Inc. - Major Products and Services........................................................................................................................................... 8
       AT&T Inc. - History ........................................................................................................................................................................... 10
       AT&T Inc. - Company Statement...................................................................................................................................................... 14
       AT&T Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................................... 18
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 20
       AT&T Inc. - Business Description ..................................................................................................................................................... 20
       AT&T Inc. - Corporate Strategy ........................................................................................................................................................ 22
       AT&T Inc. - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................................. 23
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 23
          AT&T Inc. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................... 23
             Strength - Strategic Partnership ................................................................................................................................................ 23
             Strength - Strong Network Coverage ........................................................................................................................................ 23
             Strength - Integrated Business Framework ............................................................................................................................... 23
          AT&T Inc. - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................................. 24
             Weakness - Weak Profitability Indicators .................................................................................................................................. 24
          AT&T Inc. - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................................. 24
             Opportunity - New Business Initiatives ...................................................................................................................................... 24
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: 3G and Mobile Broadband .................................................................................................... 24
             Opportunity - Growth in Telecommunications Services ............................................................................................................. 25
          AT&T Inc. - Threats....................................................................................................................................................................... 25
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 25
             Threat - Government Regulations ............................................................................................................................................. 25
             Threat - Rapid Technological Changes ..................................................................................................................................... 25
       AT&T Inc. - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................................ 26
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 27
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 30
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 31
       Section 4 – Company’s Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances .................................................................................... 32
          AT&T Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 ............................................................................................... 32
          AT&T Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ............................................................................................... 33
       AT&T Inc., Recent Deals Summary .................................................................................................................................................. 34
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 35



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          AT&T Inc., Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................................. 35
             Jun 04, 2012: AT&T And Acclaim Energy Advisors Collaborate To Improve Power Grid Reliability In Texas .......................... 35
             Apr 26, 2012: City Of Milwaukee Unveils Plan For Up To Five ChargePoint EV Charging Stations ......................................... 35
             Feb 21, 2012: AMA And AT&T Combine Care Management Platforms To Improve Collaboration Among Caregivers
             Nationwide ..........................................................................................
								
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