Global Issues for AT&T
Identify issues that organizations face when trying to expand globally as a result of opportunities afforded by new technology. Include information on how the internet is used and viewed by consumers in other countries. Explain how a company may have to adjust its operations and procedures when doing business in other countries. Give specific examples in areas such as the following:
Technology issues that may arise as a result of trying to expand a business globally.
In March of 2006, AT&T discussed expanding globally. The press release stated, "AT&T is extending services, reach and access into additional locations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America and in the United States, as part of the new AT&T's previously announced $8 billion to $8.5 billion USD expected capital investment in 2006. This investment demonstrates the company's commitment to its global enterprise customer base - especially those who are demanding a globally consistent set of services with high levels of accuracy, cost-efficiency and automation wherever they do business.
Through targeted investment AT&T can now provide reliable network access to 97 percent of the world economy" (AT&T 2006). Knowing the countries AT&T will be expanding to will further ...
The solution addresses the global issues surrounding AT&T, including a discussion regarding which countries have the best market to advance into. Four references are provided in the total solution is approximately 489 words.