AT&T Announces $6 Million Contract with Education Networks of America
Bringing Fast Service and Superior Content to America's Schools and Libraries
Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 2006
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today a three-year, $6 million contract for high speed networking services with Education Networks of America (ENA), a leading provider of technology solutions for school systems, libraries, governments and small to medium-sized businesses.
"AT&T's fast services help us make critical data ready and available to our customers when they need it," said Bob Collie, CTO of ENA. "AT&T's networking solution helps us maintain a consistently high customer satisfaction rate, which proves critical to our competitiveness in the marketplace."
Reliable and speedy network connectivity is essential for ENA because the company must provide its customers with access to a wide array of instructional and administrative content and applications. With AT&T, the schools, libraries and government facilities that make up ENA's customer base can now operate with advanced access to these materials.
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ENA provides managed network and technology solutions for school systems, libraries, governments and small to medium sized businesses. ENA was founded with a vision to provide technology solutions that make reaching and using valuable information as easy and reliable as turning on the lights. Since 1996, ENA has created some of the most extensive and cost-effective municipal communication networks in the U.S. Customers include organizations within the states of Tennessee, Indiana, Florida, Texas and Massachusetts. Additional information is available about ENA at www.ena.com.
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