Investing in a More Efficient Network
A better network for a better environment
We’re transitioning the AT&T network to be smarter, more powerful, and more efficient.
This modern, internet-based network delivers better services while helping to increase energy and carbon savings. For example, AT&T estimates IP phone service is over 90% more energy efficient than traditional phone service.1
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invested in our wireless and wireline networks over the past 5 years (2012 -2016)2
realized in annualized energy savings from 15,050 energy projects in 2015
nearly 325 million
people and businesses across America covered by the AT&T wireless network
living units with access to the AT&T GigaPower high-speed fiber network
route miles of fiber globally
Sources: 1. AT&T estimate based on the per-line electricity usage of legacy phone switches compared to the electricity used to deliver the equivalent services by modern IP-based equipment. 2. Includes U.S. and International capital investment and acquisitions of wireless operations and spectrum.