AT&T U-verse Introduces New Interactive Features in The Los Angeles Area
Los Angeles, California, December 12, 2007
Customers in the Los Angeles area now have even more reasons to choose AT&T U-verseSM TV. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced that Los Angeles-area customers now have access to a suite of new U-verse TV features that further differentiate the service from cable.
The new interactive features — available to customers at no extra charge — include:
- AT&T U-bar, which brings customizable weather, stock, sports and traffic information to the TV screen. Customers who also subscribe to AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet have the option to personalize the U-bar from their AT&T Yahoo! home page to display weather at a specified location, their personal stock portfolio and scores for their favorite sports teams.
- YELLOWPAGES.COM TV, an intuitive new way to search for local businesses and other information via AT&T U-verse TV.
- AT&T Yahoo! Games, available on the television screen, including Sudoku, Solitaire, JT's Blocks, Mah-jongg Tiles and Chess.
"We've told Los Angeles customers that AT&T U-verse would continue to grow and evolve, and the fact that we've added these new features demonstrates our commitment," said Kieran Nolan, AT&T vice president and general manager for the Los Angeles area. "We're ready to show our Los Angeles-area customers the new enhancements and unmatched features that make U-verse TV cooler than cable."
AT&T is the only national provider to offer a 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service, making AT&T U-verse TV one of the most advanced television offerings available anywhere. AT&T U-verse has been recognized as the 2007 Best Business Strategy by industry analyst firm Stratecast.
The deployment of next-generation video services, including AT&T U-verse TV and AT&T HomezoneSM, reflects AT&T's strategy to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else.
Customers seeking additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out whether it's available in their area — can visit http://uverse.att.com.
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