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AT&T to donate USD 1.4 mln to hurricane relief

Tuesday 12 September 2017 | 10:10 CET | News
AT&T said it will be donate USD 1.4 million to hurricane relief. The amount includes a USD 1 million matching donation to Team Rubicon, USD 150,000 to Telecoms Sans Frontieres, a group that is working to reestablish connectivity for emergency responders and communities in the Caribbean, and USD 250,000 to local charities in states impacted by Irma.

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