AT&T Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in 'Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers' Report

Company Evaluated Among Asia-Pacific Network Service Providers

Hong Kong, China, April 27, 2009

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AT&T* today announced that leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has positioned AT&T in the Leaders Quadrant of its Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers1 report.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant report evaluates providers of international network services to multinational corporations (MNCs) with pan-regional networks in the Asia/Pacific region. The report assesses IT services providers on their product or service, overall viability, sales execution and pricing, among other criteria.

"We are delighted with AT&T's position in the Leaders Quadrant of the 'Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers' report just published by Gartner," said Bernard Yee, vice president AT&T Asia Pacific. "In my opinion, the report reaffirms our continued investment in and commitment to a comprehensive portfolio that harnesses AT&T IP leadership capability to build a compelling business proposition for our customers in Asia Pacific," he added.

1Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers" by To Chee Eng, April 24, 2009

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrants are copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and are reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About AT&T
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