AT&T U-verse TV Multiview Wins TelcoTV Vision Award for Service Provider Innovation
Dallas, Texas, November 13, 2009
The TelcoTV Conference and Expo has honored AT&T* with a TelcoTV Vision Award for AT&T U-verse TVSM Multiview. The TelcoTV Vision Awards honor innovation and vision in new products, services and applications from the communications industry.
The Vision Award winners were announced Nov. 11 at the 2009 TelcoTV Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla. U-verse TV Multiview won in the Service Provider Innovation category. This is the second year in a row AT&T U-verse has received a TelcoTV Vision Award. In 2008, AT&T U-verse Total Home DVR also won the Service Provider Innovation category.
U-verse TV Multiview gives customers the ability to watch up to four channels at one time and select which channel is the main picture with audio. Viewers can choose from a variety of channels by sports, news and kids programming genres, and can select and schedule recordings without exiting the app.
“We're proud to receive this award because it honors innovations that enhance what consumers can do with their entertainment experience, and that's exactly what we've set out to do with U-verse TV,” said Jeff Weber, vice president of video services for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “U-verse TV Multiview is just one of several advanced applications we've made available to all of our customers at no extra charge this year, and we've gotten great feedback from our customers.”
AT&T U-verse TV is the only 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service offered by a national service provider, making AT&T U-verse one of the most dynamic and feature-rich services available today. AT&T U-verse TV ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in the South and West Regions Two Years in a Row,” according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 and 2009 Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction StudiesSM.
For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it's available in your area — visit www.att.com/u-verse.
*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.
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AT&T U-verse services are provided by AT&T local telephone companies. Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse. Call or go to www.uverse.att.com to see if you qualify. Customizing options require AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet Service. Multiview: Channels/content available for viewing in Multiview are based on TV package and additional programming purchased.
AT&T U-verse received the highest numerical score among television service providers in the South and West in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2008-2009 Residential Television Service Satisfaction StudiesSM. 2009 study based on 28,118 total responses from measuring providers in the South (13) and West (10) regions and measures consumer satisfaction with television service. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in January, March and June, 2009. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com