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AT&T declares 1,800 wireline jobs as 'surplus' - union

Thursday 20 June 2019 | 09:52 CET | News
The 1,800 "surplus" elimination will mainly affect wireline technicians who fix customer problems, install new service, and who are working on AT&T's fibre expansion. AT&T has building out its FTTH network over the past years to 12.5 million customer locations to meet a government mandate imposed on its purchase of DirecTV. The company has fulfilled the mandated deployment and is now slowing down fibre deployments. CEO John Donovan recently told FierceTelecom in an interview that the company will continue to invest in fibre, but on an incremental, economic case. "We're not running to any

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Companies: AT&T
Countries: United States
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