AT&T, Inc.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.5 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

6

High-level Commission meetings

52

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    AT&T, Inc.   (AT&T)

    EU Transparency Register

    92442218459-37 First registered on 29 Mar 2012

    Goals / Remit

    AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across mobile and broadband. Plus, it serves high-speed, highly secure connectivity and smart solutions to nearly 3 million business customers. WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content to global audiences through its consumer brands, including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies. AT&T Latin America provides wireless services to consumers and businesses in Mexico.

    AT&T Brussels follows EU regulatory and policy debates for the corporate group. We aim to provide political leadership with our views and experience, to enhance the development of the EU digital market and information society.

    Main EU files targeted

    The following is a list of the main EU initiatives followed by AT&T's permanent representation in Brussels in calendar year 2021. This list is subject to change as circumstances affecting the company evolve:
    • 5G
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Audio Visual Media Services Directive
    • Blockchain
    • Competition
    • Copyright Directive
    • Cyber security and terrorism
    • Data pooling
    • Data retention
    • Digital Services Act
    • Digital Single Market
    • Digital skills
    • Digital tax
    • e-Commerce Directive
    • e-Privacy
    • EU-Mexico relations
    • EU-UK relations
    • EU-US relations
    • European competitiveness
    • European Electronic Communications Code
    • General Data Protection Regulation
    • Geo-blocking
    • Innovation, jobs and growth
    • Intellectual Property rights
    • Internet governance
    • Internet of Things / Machine to Machine (M2M) communications
    • Knowledge transfer and education
    • Online disinformation
    • Online safety (including protection of minors)
    • Telecommunications Framework
    • Trade
    • WHOIS

    Address

    Head Office
    South Akard Street, 208
    Dallas, Texas 75202
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Rue du Luxembourg 47
    Brussels 1050
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%4
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    6 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 08 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Claudia Selli 25 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2023
    Mr Alexandros KORONAKIS 18 Feb 2022 17 Feb 2023
    Ms Elsa SEPENDA 11 Feb 2022 10 Feb 2023
    Mr Antonio Amendola 11 Feb 2022 10 Feb 2023
    Mr Alberto Zilio 01 Oct 2021 30 Sep 2022
    Ms Claudia Selli 28 Sep 2021 27 Sep 2022
    Ms Claudia Selli 08 Sep 2020 07 Sep 2021
    Mr Antonio Amendola 08 Sep 2020 07 Sep 2021
    Ms Elsa SEPENDA 08 Sep 2020 07 Sep 2021
    Mr Alberto Zilio 05 Sep 2020 03 Sep 2021
    Goncalo Duarte RAPOSO CARRICO 05 Sep 2020 03 Sep 2021
    Mr Alexandros KORONAKIS 05 Sep 2020 03 Sep 2021
    Goncalo Duarte RAPOSO CARRICO 25 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2020
    Mr Antonio Amendola 25 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2020
    Ms Elsa SEPENDA 25 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2020
    Gocalo Duarte RAPOSO CARRICO 25 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2020
    Ms Claudia Selli 24 May 2019 22 May 2020
    Mr Alberto Zilio 12 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2020
    Ms Simona Popa 12 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2020
    Mr Vincent Jamois 12 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2020
    Mr Antonio Amendola 08 Jun 2018 07 Jun 2019
    Ms Sabrina Capaldi 08 Jun 2018 07 Jun 2019
    Mr Karim Lesina 24 May 2018 23 May 2019
    Ms Claudia Selli 24 May 2018 23 May 2019
    Mr Alberto Zilio 27 Jun 2017 21 Jun 2018
    Ms Sabrina Capaldi 27 Jun 2017 16 Jun 2018
    Mr Karim Lesina 12 May 2017 09 May 2018
    Ms Claudia Selli 12 May 2017 09 May 2018
    Mr Antonio Amendola 22 Mar 2017 17 Mar 2018
    Ms Sabrina Capaldi 21 Jun 2016 20 Jun 2017
    Mr Alberto Zilio 20 Jun 2016 16 Jun 2017
    Mr Karim Lesina 21 May 2016 17 May 2017
    Ms Claudia Selli 20 May 2016 17 May 2017
    Mr Antonio Amendola 04 Mar 2016 23 Feb 2017
    Mr Karim Lesina 28 May 2015 26 May 2016
    Ms Claudia Selli 28 May 2015 26 May 2016
    Ms Magdalena Comas Coll 28 May 2015 26 May 2016
    Mr Alberto Zilio 28 May 2015 26 May 2016
    Mr Antonio Amendola 19 Feb 2015 17 Feb 2016
    Mr Alberto Zilio 29 May 2014 27 May 2015
    Ms Magdalena Comas Coll 28 May 2014 26 May 2015
    Mr Karim Lesina 27 May 2014 23 May 2015
    Ms Claudia Selli 27 May 2014 25 May 2015
    Mr Karim Lesina 26 Feb 2013 22 Feb 2014
    Ms Claudia Selli 26 Feb 2013 22 Feb 2014
    Mr Karim Lesina 08 Sep 2012 29 Mar 2013
    Ms Claudia Selli 08 Sep 2012 29 Mar 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The following is the list of associations, (con)federations, networks and other bodies active vis-à-vis EU institutions, to which AT&T's permanent representation in Brussels belonged, participated or supported during the calendar year 2021:
    • Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe (ALDE)
    • American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)
    • Confederation of Information & Communications Industries (Brussels Events)
    • Creative Media Business Alliance
    • EGTA association of television and radio sales houses
    • European Conservatives and Reformists Party (ECRP, formerly ACRE)
    • European Liberal Forum
    • European Internet Foundation (EIF)
    • European Telecommunications Network Operators Association (ETNO)
    • Giga Europe
    • Global E-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)
    • GSM Association (GSMA)
    • Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE)
    • International Video Foundation (IVF)
    • Motion Picture Association (MPA)
    • Transatlantic Policy Network (TPN)
    • Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies (Martens Centre)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    European Internet Foundation (EIF)

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    52 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 16 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Data flows
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
    • Date 14 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject - security of network and information systems and cyber - resilience, - impact of the war in Ukraine - EU-US cooperation.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Chris Uregian (Cabinet member)
      • Margaritis Schinas (Vice-President)
    • Date 13 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Telco infrastructure and investment, OTT 'fair share', EU-EU cooperation on digital files, TTC.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 May 2021 Location Video conferencing
      Subject EU-US relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2021 Location Brussels (online)
      Subject DSA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Global digital trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of the company's activities & issues relevant for JUST portofolio
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Commission
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Feb 2019 Location Barcelona
      Subject Recent developments in 5G
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 29 Jan 2019 Location Brussels Belgium
      Subject Digital trade in Vietnam.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Pedro Velasco Martins (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject latest developments in AT&T / courtesy visit
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 24 Oct 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject GDPR
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Wojtek Talko (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Oct 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject technology
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 22 Jun 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject GDPR
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Wojtek Talko (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Feb 2018 Location Barcelona
      Subject 5G, Time Warner acquisition, Internet Bill of Rights (US)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Jan 2018 Location Davos, Switzerland
      Subject Europe and the role of Research & Innovation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Antonio Lowndes Marques De Araujo Vicente (Cabinet member)
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject World Economic Forum 2018
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Antonio Lowndes Marques De Araujo Vicente (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US relations, trade policy, investment plan
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Antti Timonen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Oct 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Connected cars
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject -eyrioeab abd ubterbatuibak development in the field of digital taxation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Feb 2017 Location Barcelona
      Subject Digital Single Market, e-privacy, spectrum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 02 Feb 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU-US Privacy Shield, GDPR an e-Privacy Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Kevin O'Connell (Cabinet member)
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market - Industry 4.0 - Audiovisual - Platforms and Smart Regulation
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Jan 2017 Location Davos
      Subject Connections, data, 5G
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Aare Järvan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Smart Cities Panel in Davos
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Antonio Lowndes Marques De Araujo Vicente (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Rodrigo Ballester (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecom regulations - ePrivacy Directive
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 18 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject OLAF activities in the field of developing anti-fraud policy and best practices for the private sector
      Commission
      • Giovanni Kessler (Director-General)
    • Date 18 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject The principles of the new telecom regulatory framework - Privacy and data protection issues (mostly the review of the ePrivacy Directive and its relations with GDPR) - EU relations and international cooperation (mostly LatAm)
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 25 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade agreement with Mexico
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital skills, education and re-training of workforce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of innovation actions by philantropy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Tânia Frazão Nunes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Hanna Hinrikus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jan 2016 Location Davos
      Subject DSM, spectrum, safe harbour, 5G, telecom review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 20 Jan 2016 Location Davos
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject AECA Round-Table on “Dealing with Regulatory Burden
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Bernardus Smulders (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject AT&T Activities and Davos WEF 2016
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Aare Järvan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Preparation for MWC in Barcelona
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Modernization of regulation, Numbering issues related to IoT/m2m emerging services, OTT/platforms and overall discussion on TTIP
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 04 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment plan for Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 May 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • Claes Bengtsson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Net neutrality, sprectrum policies (US vs EU), access regulation and platforms
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Mar 2015 Location Barcelona
      Subject Digital Single Market, copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Jasmin Battista (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 24 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market, NN
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
    • Date 21 Jan 2015 Location Davos Congress Centre,Talstrasse 41, CH-7270 Davos, Switzerland
      Subject Latest developments in the European market, economic growth and job creation in Europe; key policy issues such as corporate governance, information and technology, international trade, smart regulation, and tax and fiscal policy. European Investment plan.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tuure Taneli Lahti (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 13 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Davos Prospects
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
    • Date 10 Dec 2014 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
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