AT&T Selected by Mesilla Valley Transportation for New Networking Contract

Transportation Provider Unifies Network With AT&T Services

Mesilla, New Mexico, October 3, 2006

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced a new networking services contract with Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT), a leading locally owned transportation provider in western Texas and southern New Mexico. Under the terms of the three-year contract, AT&T will serve as the primary network and data services provider to MVT, delivering AT&T Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Private Network Transport (PNT) service to all MVT locations.

The solution, which aligns with AT&T's customer-focused convergence strategy, will connect MVT's headquarters to each of its remote facilities. As a result, MVT will have greater control over the management of company expenditures. The solution also provides long-term scalability and a network capable of supporting future growth.

AT&T MPLS PNT is a fully managed network solution that will allow MVT to take advantage of a unified and homogenous network across all sites, regardless of geographic location. The solution offers MVT a fully managed environment that will enhance MVT's communications network by allowing for improved management and extended reach.

"We needed a unified network platform to help us manage our costs and improve our communications network across our locations," said Mike Kelley, director of information technology of Mesilla Valley Transportation. "The network solution, provided by AT&T, will provide long-term scalability, which will help us manage our costs as we continue to expand our business."

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About Mesilla Valley Transportation
Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest locally-owned transportation providers in Western Texas and Southern New Mexico. We specialize in time sensitive service between major manufacturing areas in the U.S., Canada and Mexico border. Visit www.m-v-t.com.

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