Press Release

DBRS Morningstar Publishes Updated Methodology for Rating Companies in the Communications Industry

July 20, 2023

DBRS Morningstar published an updated version of its “Rating Companies in the Communications Industry” methodology (the Methodology), hereafter referred to as the “Global Methodology for Rating Companies in the Communications Industry.” In accordance with the discussion in the press release titled “DBRS Morningstar Publishes Five Final Corporate Methodologies and Clarifies Geographic Scope of Certain Corporate Methodologies,” dated August 29, 2022, the title of this Methodology has changed from the prior year.

DBRS Morningstar has conducted a periodic review of the Methodology. This update supersedes the previous version published on July 21, 2022, and is effective as of July 20, 2023. DBRS Morningstar deems the update not to be material and has determined that no ratings are expected to change as a result of this update.

DBRS Morningstar methodologies are publicly available on its website under Methodologies & Criteria.

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