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

Hong Kong, China, January 11, 2012

AT&T* today announced that the leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has positioned AT&T in the Leaders Quadrant of its “Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers 2011 Report”1.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant report evaluates the global network service provider with networks in the Asia/Pacific region. The report assesses network service providers on their range of products/services, overall viability (business unit, financial, strategy, organization) and sales execution/pricing, among other criteria.

“We are honored to be recognized as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers 2011 Report,” said Bernard Yee, vice president of AT&T Asia Pacific. “We believe the report is a testament to our leadership in the marketplace as AT&T has expanded its product portfolio in the past year, continued its investments in infrastructure, and improved significantly on service and support. We hope to further drive our leadership position by continuing to invest in business-focused networks, systems and applications and provide a globally consistent set of robust and highly-secure services to global multinational corporations in Asia Pacific.”

AT&T’s Asia-Pacific operations have been in place for more than 30 years, with extensive experience serving MNC customers in one of the most diverse regions in the world.  Recently, AT&T and China Telecom signed a strategic framework agreement to expand their existing relationship in order to deliver advanced global solutions to our customers. Last year, AT&T became the first foreign company to obtain a Multimedia Services Operator license in Indonesia.