AT&T Expands its Renewable Energy Program with NextEra Energy Resources

To celebrate Global Wind Day, AT&T is expanding its renewable energy program with NextEra Energy Resources. Together, AT&T and subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources will help to deliver clean energy, create jobs, boost the local economy and support a low-carbon economy. During a groundbreaking ceremony in Webb County, Texas for the first AT&T-backed wind farm project, AT&T announced a new agreement to purchase 300 megawatts (MW) of wind energy. It also announced a scholarship program for students interested in pursuing careers as wind turbine technicians, one of the fastest-growing jobs…

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AT&T and Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Announce Launch of VOD Channel Spotlighting Female Creators and Their Stories

AT&T and Hello Sunshine is debuting 2 new female-driven series on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and U-Verse with the launch of the Hello Sunshine Video On Demand (VOD) channel. Hello Sunshine produces engaging and distinctive new narratives with women at the center. The VOD channel will premiere 2 female-driven original series: Witherspoon’s first unscripted series, “Shine On with Reese,” premiering July 17. The Home Edit’s “Master the Mess,” premiering Sept. 4. Viewers can also watch curated original content including short-form and library film titles. Go to att.com/hellosunshine for a sneak peek…

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DIRECTV NOW Celebrates LGTBQ Cinema at 2018 Outfest

DIRECTV NOW is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival. Taking place just now (July 12–22) at the Directors Guild of America (DGA), Outfest is 11 days of can’t-miss films, thought-provoking panels, festival receptions and more. The Los Angeles festival screens more than 250 short and feature films, and draws over 40,000 attendees each year.  DIRECTV NOW kicked off Outfest on July 12. The DIRECTV NOW Lounge features an interactive art installation where guests will be asked to open their hearts and Turn Up the…

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AT&T ‘Turns Up The Love’ with Unprecedented Multi-Year Commitment to Support The Trevor Project and $1 Million Donation

As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, AT&T is proud to announce a $1 million donation and multi-year initiative with The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people. AT&T’s $1 million contribution is the single largest in The Trevor Project’s 20-year history.  It will help modernize and transform The Trevor Project’s proven suicide prevention capabilities and help them serve 4x LGBTQ youth via their digital platforms as previously possible. This means even…

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Iconic LGBTQ Athletes and Figures Explore the Ongoing Challenges Faced in Sports in AT&T AUDIENCE Network’s ‘Alone In The Game’

Coming off an official selection at AFI Docs Film Festival in Washington D.C., AT&T AUDIENCE® Network unveiled its new, exclusive documentary, “Alone In The Game.” It will make its premiere on Thursday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The AT&T original feature-length documentary follows a group of athletes and sports figures from the biggest stages in American sports, including the NFL, NBA, MLS and NCAA, among others, to explore the ongoing struggles LGBTQ athletes are facing at the professional, collegiate and Olympic levels. Featured perspectives come from: NBA Commissioner Adam…

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