AT&T Wins Stevie(R) Award in 8th Annual American Business Awards(SM)

AT&T Premier Scores Top Spot in the Category of Best Telecommunications Web Site

Dallas, Texas, July 19, 2010

AT&T* announced today that AT&T Premier won a Stevie® Award in the “Telecommunications Best Web Site” category at the eighth annual American Business AwardsSM. AT&T Premier is part of the AT&T BusinessDirect® Portfolio of productivity-enhancing online tools that put business customers in control of their wireline and wireless products and services 24/7.

The Stevie Awards were presented in over 40 categories including Best Overall Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.  More than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration, and more than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and Stevie Award winners.

”The Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide,” said Michael Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards. “AT&T is an exemplary organization that demonstrates innovation, cutting-edge technology and excellent customer service with AT&T BusinessDirect.”

AT&T Premier is the one-stop, customizable online site for business customers, large and small, to efficiently learn about, purchase, monitor and manage their wireless products and services.

Each month, the AT&T BusinessDirect Portfolio handles almost 4 million customer transactions that include ordering services, maintenance requests and billing inquiries.

For more information on AT&T Premier, go to

Details about the 8th Annual American Business AwardsSM and the list of honorees in all categories are available at

*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 Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

Sponsors and partners of The 2010 American Business Awards include Infogroup, Netezza, CIGNA, Citrix Online, Epic Advertising, High Performance Technologies Inc., imagistic, John Hancock, LifeLock, Lionbridge, Optimum Lightpath, PetRays, RCN, and SoftPro.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine.

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