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AT&T Launches The Weather Channel App on U-verse TV

On-Screen TV App Offers Customized Weather Reports On Demand

Dallas, Texas, December 03, 2013

Want to know if the weather outside is frightful? Plan your holiday trips and outdoor activities with confidence this season using AT&T* U-verse’s® newest app, The Weather Channel. The app gives customers instant access to local and national weather on their TV screens.

The Weather Channel App, developed by AT&T, can be customized to show accurate, relevant and up-to-the minute weather. Customers can use the app by tuning to channels 225 in Standard Definition and 1225 in High Definition. They can see information about their location and add up to five cities and get current conditions, hourly forecast, five-day forecast, radar maps and more.

Check out a demo of the app here.

“The Weather Channel app allows for a personalized experience”, said Mel Coker, Chief Marketing Officer, AT&T Home Solutions. “Customers have access to the information they want, when they want it.”

Jennifer Dangar, The Weather Company President of Distribution & Business Development, said, “The Weather Channel is pleased to work with AT&T to offer U-verse customers SD and now HD access to 24/7 local weather information, severe weather alerts and important safety tips, brought to them by the most trusted brand in weather. This interactive application is a great complement to the in-depth coverage of our linear network, which provides comprehensive data interpretation as well as storytelling. We are thrilled to continue the long standing relationship between The Weather Channel and AT&T.”

The Weather Channel App is the latest interactive TV app available for AT&T U-verse customers. Interactive TV apps and multi-screen services have kept U-verse customers happy and engaged. AT&T U-verse is the fastest growing TV provider in the U.S.** with a $12 billion annualized revenue stream in less than seven years since its initial launch in 2006. Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. For more information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it’s available in your area — visit www.att.com/u-verse.