HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that the company will hire workers for more than 30 jobs across Connecticut. The positions will be primarily focused on supporting the company's expanding wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services and are the result of AT&T's continued investment in Connecticut to support its customer service and network operations.
The hirings reflect AT&T's continuing investment in its Connecticut network and team. In the first half of 2013, AT&T invested nearly $140 million in its networks in Connecticut. In the first 10 months of 2013, AT&T hired more than 180 new employees in Connecticut.
"AT&T continues to expand its customer base in Connecticut and invest in our network to ensure we are providing the high level of service customers have come to expect of the nation's largest 4G LTE network," said Patricia Jacobs, president, AT&T New England. "As part our commitment to this level of customer service and to support our growth in Connecticut we are pleased to have the opportunity to welcome more than 30 area residents to the AT&T family."
"The transformation of the communications industry is powering more choices for consumers, jobs for workers and needed investments for communities," said John Emra, president, AT&T Connecticut. "AT&T continues to add jobs and invest in our 21st Century networks to ensure we are providing the highest level of service consumers demand in today's competitive marketplace."
"The capacity and speed of the state's mobile internet is becoming the most important piece of innovation infrastructure for the smooth growth and expansion of our innovation economy here in Connecticut," stated Matthew Nemerson, president & CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council. "Whether it's financial services, software development, health care, education or life sciences, innovation in each of these sectors depends on heavy use of and innovation based on mobile infrastructure. So AT&T's continued investment in Connecticut helps advances a key piece of our economy."
More information on AT&T job openings can be found at att.jobs.
"Our teams are committed to providing the very best service to our Connecticut customers, and we're thrilled to add additional expertise to our dedicated retail team," said Steve Krom, vice president and general manager, AT&T New England.
AT&T jobs are among the best in the world and full- and part-time positions include competitive wages and benefits that provide security and value to the nearly 1.1 million AT&T employees, retirees and their dependents. AT&T currently employs more than 4,900 employees throughout Connecticut and consistently hires new talent.
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