Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
AT&T
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol T)
Headquartered in: 
Texas
Major Industry: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry: 
telecommunications
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$375,266,723358
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$1,943,8758
TOTAL$377,210,598366
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$1,200,097,0003
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$1,700,0001
TOTAL$1,201,797,0004
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1988. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2013.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

AMERITECH; AT AND T; AT&T Mobility Supply, LLC; AT&T Network Supply, LLC; BELLSOUTH; CELLULAR RETAIL; CINGULAR; CRICKET COMMUNICATIONS; DIRECTV; HOME BOX OFFICE; KERES; NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS; NEW LINE PRODUCTIONS; PACIFIC BELL TELEPHONE; SBC COMMUNICATIONS; SBC INTERNET SVC; SBC TELECOM; SOUTHWESTERN BELL INTERNET SVC; TELEPORT COMMUNICATIONS AMERICA; TIME WARNER; TURNER BROADCASTING SYS; WARNER BROS; WB GAMES; WB PICTURES / DIV OF WB STUDIO ENT; WB STUDIO ENT; WILDSEED

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
California$152,631,68424
North Carolina$56,212,59621
Louisiana$55,504,18014
New York$21,293,94310
Kentucky$16,060,0003
All other$73,564,320286

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Warner Brothers Louisiana state 2010 $33,951,537 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures California state 2019 $21,804,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises Inc. California state 2017 $16,811,000 tax credit/rebate
Time Warner, Inc. New York state 2015 $14,000,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises Inc. California state 2019 $12,615,000 tax credit/rebate
New Line Productions Inc. Michigan state 2012 $12,105,139 cost reimbursement
Cingular Wireless Employee Services, LLC Kentucky state 2002 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
AT&T Inc. Texas local 2008 $11,500,000 grant
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. California state 2014 $9,091,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Pictures/Div of WB Studio Enterprises California state 2013 $9,090,866 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $9,026,845 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros Pictures California state 2015 $7,965,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Television California state 2016 $7,940,000 tax credit/rebate
HBO Louisiana state 2010 $7,680,304 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures California state 2015 $7,224,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises Inc. California state 2017 $7,076,724 tax credit/rebate
Warner Brothers Louisiana state 2010 $6,848,585 tax credit/rebate
New Line Productions, Inc. California state 2013 $6,724,480 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $6,315,335 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises, Inc. California state 2013 $5,811,030 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros Pictures California state 2014 $5,811,000 tax credit/rebate
Time Warner Entertainment North Carolina state 2004 $5,606,663 grant
Warner Bros. Pictures California state 2016 $5,374,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures California state 2016 $5,220,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures California state 2016 $5,219,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. California state 2016 $5,138,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises, Inc. North Carolina state 2009 $5,003,472 tax credit/rebate
PACIFIC BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY California state 2004 $4,995,200 training reimbursement
WB Studio Enterprises Inc. California state 2019 $4,763,000 tax credit/rebate
The Keres Corporation Illinois state 2012 $4,458,659 tax credit/rebate
Time Warner Entertainment North Carolina state 2008 $4,248,000 grant
WB Studio Enterprises, Inc North Carolina state 2007 $4,050,262 tax credit/rebate
SBC Internet Services, Inc. Kentucky state 2008 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Bellsouth Corporation North Carolina state 2014 $3,973,818 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises North Carolina state 2008 $3,916,254 tax credit/rebate
New Line Productions, Inc. Illinois state 2010 $3,845,638 tax credit/rebate
SBC Internet Services, Inc. North Carolina state 2009 $3,237,500 tax credit/rebate
AT&T East f/k/a SNET Diversified Group, Inc. /SBC Connecticut state 2001 $3,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. III North Carolina state 2011 $2,981,250 grant
AT & T Mobility LLC Indiana state 2008 $2,700,000 tax credit/rebate
SBC Telecom, Inc. Florida state 2000 $2,535,000 tax credit/rebate
HBO Louisiana state 2009 $2,052,870 tax credit/rebate
Time Warner North Carolina local 2011 $1,996,800 grant
DirecTV Montana state 2007 $1,955,000 training reimbursement
Time Warner Entertainment Co. North Carolina state 2009 $1,742,416 tax credit/rebate
Cingular (AT&T) New Jersey state 2005 $1,659,000 tax credit/rebate
Time Warner Entertainment Company, LP North Carolina state 2012 $1,472,985 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2013 $1,370,000 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AT&T Inc. New Jersey state 1997 $1,313,940 grant
New Line Productions Inc. California state 2019 $1,308,000 tax credit/rebate
AT&T Mobility LLC Iowa state 2007 $1,215,000 training reimbursement
Bell South Telecommunications North Carolina local 2012 $1,160,000 infrastructure assistance
At&T Services Inc California state 2016 $1,129,100 training reimbursement
Time Warner Entertainment Co. L.P. Wisconsin state 2007 $1,050,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Brothers Louisiana state 2009 $1,022,515 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2001 $982,966 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Home Box Office New York local 2014 $953,000 tax credit/rebate
SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC/ADVANCED SOLUTIONS INC OPERATIONS CENTER Missouri state 2001 $913,428 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2016 $910,000 tax credit/rebate
AT&T Mobility Services LLC Indiana state 2007 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Missouri state 2002 $890,135 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2012 $890,000 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AT&T CALIFORNIA California state 2008 $837,953 training reimbursement
BellSouth Long Distance, Inc. Florida state 2003 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2001 $789,578 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Time Warner Louisiana state 2010 $760,070 tax credit/rebate
Warner Brothers Louisiana state 2010 $720,850 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Television South Carolina state 2007 $714,468 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2015 $676,666 tax credit/rebate
Warner Brothers Louisiana state 2011 $610,358 tax credit/rebate
Home Box Office New York local 2003 $610,105 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bellsouth Telecommunications Florida state 2000 $600,000 grant
Time Warner Louisiana state 2009 $591,862 tax credit/rebate
DirectTV Idaho state 2003 $506,000 training reimbursement
Bell South Georgia state 2001 $500,000 grant
Bellsouth/AT&T North Carolina state 2012 $500,000 grant
AT&T CORP United States federal 2000 $500,000 federal grant
DIRECTV Customer Services, Inc. Montana state 2006 $460,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Warner Brothers Television Illinois state 2007 $456,943 tax credit/rebate
Warner Brothers Louisiana state 2009 $456,384 tax credit/rebate
NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS LLC Washington state 2012 $426,263 tax credit/rebate
HBO Louisiana state 2009 $404,487 tax credit/rebate
HBO Latin America Production Services, LC Florida state 2011 $404,000 tax credit/rebate
HBO Latin America Production Services, LC Florida state 2011 $400,000 grant
AT&T SERVICES INC Washington state 2013 $393,776 tax credit/rebate
AT&T SERVICES INC Washington state 2014 $393,776 tax credit/rebate
AT&T SERVICES INC Washington state 2015 $393,776 tax credit/rebate
AT&T SERVICES INC Washington state 2016 $393,776 tax credit/rebate
SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. California state 2006 $378,533 training reimbursement
Cricket Communications, Inc. Pennsylvania state $375,000 grant
AT&T MOBILITY, LLC Missouri state 2008 $373,625 tax credit/rebate
Cricket Communications, Inc. Pennsylvania state $350,000 tax credit/rebate
AT&T Oklahoma local 2014 $350,000 grant
AT&T MOBILITY, LLC Missouri state 2008 $312,141 tax credit/rebate
DIRECTV CUSTOMER SERVICES Oklahoma state 2015 $307,953 grant
DIRECTV CUSTOMER SERVICES - QJ Oklahoma state 2014 $305,579 grant
Time Warner Entertainment Co. North Carolina state 2009 $302,128 tax credit/rebate
DIRECTV CUSTOMER SERVICES INC Oklahoma state 2015 $296,974 grant
DIRECTV CUSTOMER SERVICES INC Oklahoma state 2011 $287,297 grant
DIRECTV CUSTOMER SERVICES INC Oklahoma state 2007 $278,473 grant
Time Warner Entertainment Company, LP North Carolina state 2011 $274,251 tax credit/rebate
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