Ducks Unlimited Contracts with AT&T

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Memphis, Tennessee, January 27, 2006

AT&T Inc. has won a networking contract from Ducks Unlimited, a world leader in wetlands conservation. Contract terms were not disclosed.

AT&T will provide an extensive portfolio of data, voice, hosting and high-speed Internet access services supporting Ducks Unlimited locations around the country. DU's Web site,, is hosted at AT&T's Internet Data Center (IDC) in the Atlanta area. AT&T operates 30 IDCs around the world.

"Reliability is the main reason we do business with AT&T," said Andy Pulliam, director of Information Systems of Ducks Unlimited. "Our business operations rely heavily on e-mail, as most businesses do today, and we need a provider we can count on.

"In addition, our Web site is a key way of keeping in touch with our 700,000 members. After doing business with others in the past, we can really appreciate the value of AT&T."

About the New AT&T
AT&T Inc. is one of the world's largest telecommunications holding companies and is the largest in the United States. Operating globally under the AT&T brand, AT&T companies are recognized as the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to business and as leading U.S. providers of high-speed DSL Internet, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which is the No. 1 U.S. wireless services provider with more than 52 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at

About Ducks Unlimited
With more than a million supporters, Ducks Unlimited ( is the world's largest and most effective wetland and waterfowl conservation organization. The United States alone has lost more than half of its original wetlands ­- nature's most productive ecosystem - and continues to lose more than 100,000 wetland acres each year. The World of Ducks Unlimited Radio Network is North America's largest general outdoor radio network and Ducks Unlimited Television appears on the Outdoor Life Network (OLN).

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