Leviton Manufacturing Company Extends Contract With AT&T for Voice, Data and Networking Services Worth $2 Million
Little Neck, New York, October 19, 2006
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced a three-year contract extension worth more than $2 million. AT&T will provide integrated voice, data and network services to The Leviton Manufacturing Company. Leviton, with more than 30 facilities worldwide in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Asia Pacific, is a leading North American producer of electrical and electronic wiring devices and manufacturer of voice and data solutions.
Leviton's manufacturing operations will be supported by AT&T Business Network (ABN), a fully integrated voice and data networking solution custom-designed to improve efficiencies, optimize costs and maximize flexibility. AT&T will provide a portfolio of local and long distance voice and data services, creating a wide-area network that links all of Leviton's domestic and global locations. AT&T will also provide high speed Internet connectivity to support Leviton's IP applications, including video. The contract allows for seamless expansion as Leviton's telecommunications needs grow and evolve.
In addition, AT&T will provide Network Integration Services for Leviton. Working with pre-selected vendors, a dedicated team of network strategists, engineers, and project managers from AT&T will select and install the hardware and software required to build Leviton's network.
"We are pleased to extend our relationship with AT&T," said Robert MacTaggart, chief information officer of Leviton. "The company's industry knowledge and project- management capabilities set AT&T apart from other telecommunications providers. AT&T understands our operating needs, and we are confident they have used the most advanced technologies available to design an efficient and cost effective network to support and advance our business objectives."
This AT&T release and other news announcements are available as part of an RSS feed at www.att.com/rss.
Established in 1906, Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. is one of the world's most diversified electrical manufacturing companies. Leviton has more than thirty facilities dedicated to engineering, manufacturing and distribution of over 25,000 products for nearly every connectivity need. Leviton's Voice & Data division is dedicated to producing complete copper, fiber and wireless network infrastructure solutions for enterprise, data center, and service provider applications. www.levitonvoicedata.com
AT&T Inc. is one of the world's largest telecommunications holding companies and is the largest in the United States. Operating globally under the AT&T brand, AT&T companies are recognized as the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to business and as leading U.S. providers of high speed DSL Internet, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which is the No. 1 U.S. wireless services provider with 58.7 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at www.att.com.
© 2006 AT&T Knowledge Ventures. All rights reserved. Subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. provide products and services under the AT&T brand.