AT&T Provides Network Integration Solution for WMS Gaming
AT&T Installs PBX and Phone Equipment for Gaming Company's New Las Vegas Facility
Waukegan, Illinois, May 23, 2006
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today that it has implemented a network integration project with WMS Gaming to provide Avaya Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), multiple switches and access points, as well as engineering and consulting services. As a leader in the gaming supplier industry, WMS Gaming designs, manufactures and distributes gaming machines and video lottery terminals. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
AT&T's solution enables WMS Gaming to prepare for the opening of its new facility in Las Vegas. AT&T coordinated the purchase and installation of the Avaya equipment, including PBX and phone equipment. By leveraging AT&T's network integration services in this new facility, WMS Gaming will enhance customer service, reduce business costs and raise brand loyalty.
"The network integration solution provided by AT&T allows us to quickly move forward with the new facility and stay on the cutting edge in communications technology," said Scott Schweinfurth, chief financial officer for WMS Gaming.
In the future, AT&T is looking to continue business with WMS Gaming through on-going network integration projects. The company has plans to introduce high-speed voice and data Internet Protocol (IP) solutions based on AT&T's industry-leading Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) platform which prioritizes and directs network traffic efficiently and cost-effectively.
About WMS Gaming
WMS Gaming is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WMS Industries, Inc. and is engaged in the design, manufacture, sales and lease of gaming machines and video lottery terminals, or VLT's. More information on WMS can be found at www.wmsgaming.com.
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