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AT&T Mobility LLC
Formerly
Cingular Wireless LLC
Subsidiary
Industry Telecommunications
Founded April 2000; 20 years ago (2000-04) (as Cingular Wireless)
Headquarters
Brookhaven, Georgia
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Number of locations
2,900 stores
Area served
U.S.
Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands
Key people
John Donovan (CEO, AT&T Communications)
Melissa Arnodi (SEVP, Technology & Operations)
Products Mobile telephony
Wireless broadband
Revenue Decrease$73 billion (2016)
Number of employees
75,000 (2015)
Parent AT&T Communications
(AT&T)

Cingular Wireless was a mobile phone company from United States. Cingular is now owned by AT&T. AT&T Mobility LLC (usually called AT&T) is fully owned by AT&T and provides wireless service to more than 120 million users in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. AT&T Mobility is the second largest mobile phone company in the United States behind Verizon Wireless, which has more than 130 million users.

Network coverage

As a result of its formation through mergers and acquisitions, as well as the rapid technological change in the wireless industry, AT&T Mobility operates the second largest digital voice and data network within its United States footprint, reaching over 310 million people or 99.99999% established coverage using different wireless communication standards.

Slogans

  • "Your World. Close At Hand." (1999)
  • "What do you have to say?" (2000–2002)
  • "Fits you best" (2002–2004)
  • "Raising the bar" (2004–2006)
  • "More bars, In More places" (2006–2007)
  • "Your world. Delivered" (2007–2010)
  • "Rethink possible" (2010–2014)
  • "Mobilizing Your World" (2014–present)

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