CNBC: First on CNBC: CNBC Transcript: AT&T CEO John Stankey Speaks with CNBC’s David Faber on “Squawk on the Street” Today

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Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC interview with AT&T CEO John Stankey on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (M-F, 9AM-12PM ET) today, Wednesday, September 6 from the GS Communacopia + Technology Conference in San Francisco. Following is a link to video on CNBC.com: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2023/09/06/atts-price-increases-bring-value-to-customers-through-free-added-benefits-says-att-ceo.html. All references must be sourced to CNBC. DAVID FABER: We’re…
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Times Union: State says Wappingers Falls park can reopen after finding no health risk from lead cables

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WAPPINGERS FALLS — The state gave the go-ahead for a Wappingers Falls park to reopen after it was temporarily closed for environmental tests based on reports that lead contained in nearby telecommunications cables could pose public health risks. Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office announced the results of soil analysis by experts with the state’s health…
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CNBC: The existence of lead-sheathed cables does not equate to a public health risk, says US Telecom CEO

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Jonathan Spalter, U.S. Telecom CEO, a national trade association representing big carriers and other tech companies, joins ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss the fallout from The Wall Street Journal’s investigation into evidence of decades old lead-clad cables potentially contaminating waters across the U.S., and more. Read more from CNBC
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Forbes: Unpacking Lead-Clad U.S. Telecom Cable Concern

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On July 9, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) posted an investigative article regarding the potential dangers of lead-clad telecommunications cabling. Not surprisingly, this is stirring concerns among both telecom providers and the public. Shortly after the WSJ story broke, I was briefed on the issue by USTelecom, a broadband industry consortium, and now I want to weigh…
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Bloomberg: AT&T Says Less Than 10% of Its Network Has Lead Covered Cables

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AT&T Inc. says less than 10% of its nationwide copper-wire telecom network has lead-clad cables, addressing investor concerns over the extent of a potentially massive contamination situation and costly cleanup. The Dallas-based phone giant said lead-clad cables make up a “small part” of its network of about 2 million miles of cable. Of that, about two-thirds…
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