At&T Company Analysis

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Mission Statement We aspire to be the most admired and valuable company in the world. Our goal is to enrich our customers' personal lives and to make their businesses more successful by bringing to market exciting and useful communications services, building shareowner value in the process. (1) Vision Statement Connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. (2) Corporate Objectives Financial Objectives 1. Wireless Unit 2. Enterprise unit 3. Capital Expenditure 4. Satellite Services 5. Strong Growth in Free Cash Flow 6. Share Repurchase Wireless Unit The earnings growth of the wireless unit is expected to reach mid-teens partially attributed to the acquisition of Dobson…show more content…
By the end of 2008, more than 7,000 Starbucks locations in the U.S. will feature Wi-Fi service provided by AT&T. The usage of broadband internet access is increasing. Demand is on the rise for higher speeds to be able to utilize such applications as video. There is substantial growth potential ahead as AT&T makes broadband access a smooth transition across wired and mobile devices. (6) Build an All-Internet Protocol Infrastructure Internet protocol is the future of a world driven by connectivity. AT&T is building the fastest Internet backbone in the U.S., and is the only major U.S. communications company using a pure, 100 percent IP video network. The next-generation AT&T U-verse service — which delivers interactive TV, broadband and voice — increased during 2007 to more than 231,000 TV customers. AT&T has projected to end 2008 with more than 1 million U-verse TV customers and expand its network deployment to 30 million customer locations by the end of 2010. Corporate Citizenship AT&T’s vision of connecting people also shapes its role as a corporate citizen. AT&T believes that investing in employees is the first step in being a responsible corporate citizen. The company works with unions such as the Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to create and preserve jobs that pay well and have good benefits and ample

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