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The Last Word: AT&T’s John Stankey on How to Have an ‘Emotional Attachment’ With Customers

Despite an economically challenging year that included AT&T's spinoff of WarnerMedia, Stankey believes his company delivered in 2022—for both customers and shareholders. In a story by Natalie Walters in the Dallas Morning News, Stankey said his company's renewed focus on its telecom DNA paid off, with the addition of 2.9 million postpaid phone connections and an additional 1.2 million fiber connections in 2022—and some key lessons learned.
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Here Are the Winners of The Innovation Awards 2023
by | Jan 17, 2023
Dallas Innovates and D CEO celebrated 68 honorees and revealed the winners of our fourth-annual Innovation Awards at an event held at On the Levee in the Dallas Design District. Here's a full list of winners and finalists.
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AT&T and BlackRock Partner to Launch Gigapower Joint Venture, Bring Open-Access Fiber Network to U.S. Markets
by | Dec 24, 2022
The wholesale fiber services provider, Gigapower LLC, will be led by CEO Bill Hogg.

AT&T will be a joint owner and anchor wholesale tenant. As a commercial open-access platform, Gigapower will allow multiple ISPs and companies to rent or lease its fiber network on a wholesale basis.
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Google Career Certificates Now Available for UT, Texas State University Systems
by | Dec 15, 2022

Google has announced the Google Career Certificates are available to students across The University of Texas and Texas State University systems, bringing with them the potential to reach tens of thousands of students across the state....

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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO

by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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Local Innovators, Fastest-Growing Company Honored at Annual Tech Titan Awards Gala
by | Oct 31, 2022
Some of the top players in the North Texas technology ecosystem were honored Thursday at the annual Tech Titans awards gala. Fujitsu North America CEO Doug Moore was inducted into the Tech Titans Hall of Fame, and Charlie Vogt, CEO of telecommunications firm DZS, won the Corporate CEO Award. The fastest-growing tech company award went to Fort Worth's TimelyMD. "The need to come together as an industry, reconnect with friends, and build new business connections were really what this year’s awards gala was all about," said Tech Titans' Paul Bendel. See the full list of winners here.
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How the Dallas Innovation Alliance Is Bridging the Digital Divide
Up to 42% of Dallas households lack a fixed connection to the internet. Without the tools and know-how to connect to the digital world, people can be left behind, especially in economically disadvantaged parts of the city. DIA is working to change that with its Digital Ambassador program.

Now, with help from the Dallas Foundation and Santander Consumer USA—and a $1 million grant from AT&T—DIA aims to get people not just connected, but thriving.
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AT&T, SMU Team Up to Turn Data Science Training into Employment Opportunities

Through a new collaboration that combines training with hand-on experience, Dallas-based AT&T aims to create a pipeline for SMU students to become its next employees through the new Data Science Scholars Program. One of its goals is creating more opportunities for women and underrepresented students. “Data science is a team sport,” said Mark Austin, AT&T’s VP for data science. who will help give the students challenges that are "bread-and-butter" to AT&T's own data science group.
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EdTech Steps Up: AT&T Launches The Achievery; Istation Intros Educator Hub; and Toyota Offers STEM Tours of Its Plants
by | Mar 28, 2022
Dallas-based AT&T just launched The Achievery, a free digital learning platform using clips from movies like "Wonder Woman" and "Aquaman" to help teach reading, writing, and language skills—and make virtual learning more engaging. Along with a new educator hub from Dallas-based Istation and STEM education initiatives from Plano-based Toyota, it shows how edtech innovation is streaming out of North Texas.
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DI People: Jacobs, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, Sunwest Communications, KKR, Comerica, and More Make Moves
by | Mar 18, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Ecobat, Wingstop, ActivePure Technologies, Communities Foundation of Texas, Texas Health Resources, and other area organizations.

Plus, meet the UT Arlington professor helping to lead a NASA mission.
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Forces for Good: AT&T Commits $1M to Southern Dallas Thrives, Last Mile Announces North Texas Education Fund, and $300K Is Awarded to Five Dallas Nonprofits
by | Jan 28, 2022
Plus, you'll hear about local $450K National Endowment for the Arts awards; a $7.5M gift to Children's Medical Center Plano; Miranda Lambert's partnership with Pets Alive!; and more.
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Connected Driving: General Motors, AT&T to Equip Future Vehicles With 5G

by | Aug 19, 2021
AT&T and GM want to set the benchmark for automotive connectivity by bringing 5G connectivity to select model year 2024 vehicles.
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Dallas Cowboys and AT&T Select MatSing Lens Antennas for AT&T Stadium
by | Aug 2, 2021
Now you can tweet that CeeDee Lamb TD with greater bandwidth and less RF interference. Installed in the stadium's roof structure, the 20 MatSing lens antennas will deliver 4G and 5G broadband mobile coverage to the entire "seating bowl" and field. It's the largest indoor distributed antenna system (DAS) in the U.S.
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AT&T Partners With Google Cloud to Expand Edge Solutions for Businesses
The two tech giants are releasing new solutions across their edge computing portfolios to help businesses "deliver unique experiences to their customers"—today and into the future.
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Good Boy! AT&T’s FirstNet Sends Labradoodles to the Front Lines for First Responder Support
by | Jun 4, 2021
Fluffy and friendly, trained therapy dogs like Andy (pictured) will hit the front lines when disaster strikes, giving first responders moments of respite from tragedy and trauma.
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