AT&T Connects Communities with New Mobile App
DALLAS, June 26, 2013
DALLAS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* now offers an easier way for
small-to-mid size governments to connect with citizens virtually anywhere or
anytime using a mobile device. AT&T Community Central is a cloud-based mobile
application that enables government entities to more effectively and
dynamically communicate with citizens.
Community members can use a smartphone or tablet not only to access helpful
information such as maps and directories, but also to immediately report
city-related problems. The application also allows local governments to
quickly respond to instant feedback from citizens on general issues.
Several key features of AT&T Community Central include:
oCustomizable user interface to better meet the needs of cities and
oThe ability to use a smartphone camera to report city-related issues.
Citizens can upload and send pictures of problems such as potholes,
landscaping, and traffic signs that need repair.
oAlert notifications that remind community members of upcoming events as
well as updates on city hazards such as a water main break or broken
oA mobile view of the local transportation network to access the latest
information on travel schedules and routes.
oAn in-hand ability to find information on city parks and recreational
centers related to hours, upcoming events, maps, and directions.
oA directory listing of all departments that detail contact information,
address information, and supporting hours along with the ability to call
or email personnel within the app.
"Mobile technology is redefining the way government agencies connect with
their community, and we're helping to make this process more efficient," said
Mike Troiano, Vice President, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T Business
Solutions. "AT&T Community Central helps local government simplify
communication through a device found in the pockets and purses of on-the-go
AT&T Community Central aims to stand out amongst similar mobile applications
by offering government agencies an easy-to-manage software platform and access
to customer service, all while providing the ability to connect with citizens
where they live, work, and play.
AT&T has extensive experience in helping organizations to integrate and
customize their mobile applications. In addition, AT&T Mobility Solutions
Services specializes in guiding organizations through the entire process of
going mobile – from consulting and design to solution configuration and full
lifecycle management of the end-to-end solution.
For more information on AT&T Community Central, visit
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