) - the second-largest telecom operator in the U.S after
Verizon Communication Inc.
) - launched a new cloud-based app called AT&T Community
Central. This app will bridge the gap between the local
government and the citizens.
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The new value-added service will help the local people and the
government agencies to stay connected in emergencies. Moreover,
it will provide complete details of the government departments
like contact information, address details, office hours and the
facility to call or email any official.
The Community Central application can easily be accessed through
any smartphone or tablet. So, the new app will keep the
government departments updated with city-related problems. It
will also assist the government in resolving public issues.
AT&T Community Central app also features user-friendly
interface, which reminds users of major public events. It also
guides locals by providing maps and directions and information on
city parks and recreational centers.
AT&T is continuously extending its community related service.
A few days back the company installed solar chargers near parks
in New York and expects to deploy more such chargers and public
Hence, we believe that the continuous rollout of such value-added
services will not only help AT&T lower its subscriber churn
but will also allow the company to strengthen its position
against large telecom players like
Sprint Nextel Corp.
T-Mobile US, Inc.
Currently, AT&T Inc. has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).