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Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, proxy materials for the annual meeting are now available on the Internet. When you go online, you can view the proxy materials, cast your vote, and request a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy materials. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are shown on the reverse side. Your vote is important!


Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

AT&T Inc. Stockholder Meeting to be Held on Friday, April 27, 2018

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

The proxy statement and annual report to stockholders are available at

If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side on or before April 13, 2018, to facilitate timely delivery.




LOGO    Easy Online Access — A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote
   When you go online to view materials, you can also vote your shares.
   Step 1:    Go to to view the proxy statement, which contains details of the proposals to be voted on, and the annual report.
   Step 2:    Click the Vote or Request Materials Section.
   Step 3:    Follow the instructions on the screen to log in.
   Step 4:    Make your selection as instructed on each screen to select delivery preferences and Vote.





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AT&T Inc.’s Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201, at 9:00 a.m. local time. Holders of AT&T Inc. common stock of record at the close of business on February 27, 2018, are entitled to vote at the meeting and any adjournment of the meeting.

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors’ recommendations.

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR Items 1 – 5:


  1. Election of 13 Directors.


  2. Ratification of appointment of independent auditors.


  3. Advisory approval of executive compensation.


  4. Approve Stock Purchase and Deferral Plan.


  5. Approve 2018 Incentive Plan.

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote AGAINST the following proposals:


  6. Prepare lobbying report.


  7. Modify proxy access requirements.


  8. Independent Chair.


  9. Reduce vote required for written consent.

Stockholders may also vote on such other matters as may properly come before the meeting.


Note: This is not a proxy. To vote your shares you must vote online or by telephone or request a set of proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend the meeting and vote in person, please bring this notice and photo identification with you.




Directions to the AT&T Inc. 2018 Annual Meeting

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. local time

Meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. local time

Moody Performance Hall

2520 Flora Street

Dallas, TX 75201


Complimentary parking is available as indicated on the map.

Upon arrival, please present this admission ticket and a government-issued photo identification. All shareholders and guests are required to present a government issued photo identification. For safety and security reasons, use of recording devices and still video cameras are not permitted. In addition, signs, placards, leaflets, computers, large bags, briefcases, packages, and weapons will not be permitted in the building.





LOGO   Here’s how to order a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy materials:


PLEASE NOTE: You must use the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side when requesting a set of proxy materials.






Telephone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico using a touch-tone phone and follow the instructions to log in and order a set of proxy materials.






Internet – Go to Follow the instructions to log in and order a set of proxy materials.






E-mail – Send an e-mail message to with “Proxy Materials Order” in the subject line and, in the body of the message, your full name and address and the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side.



To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by April 13, 2018.