AT&T Honors Suppliers for Outstanding Performance

San Antonio, Texas, June 5, 2007

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has announced the annual list of suppliers who have been recognized for outstanding performance and service to the company during the past year. The AT&T Supplier Recognition Program honors the company's suppliers for their work in six categories: creative cost-management solutions, customer service, product and service performance, supplier diversity, teamwork and technical innovations.

"Our supply chain plays a vital role in helping AT&T deliver the services, value and innovation that are necessary for our company to be successful in today's highly competitive, fast-changing marketplace," said Maureen Merkle, president of AT&T Procurement. "This year we are pleased to announce that 39 awards were given to suppliers who especially stood out in providing AT&T with better products, better services, better cost structures or better approaches that contributed to our success during the past year."

AT&T uses more than 5,000 companies as major suppliers for materials and services. As part of the annual supplier recognition program, the company took out a half-page ad in the June 5, 2007, edition of The Wall Street Journal to publicly thank the selected companies.

AT&T 2007 Supplier Recognition Awards

Category: Creative Cost-Management Solutions

  • Alcatel-Lucent (the former Lucent Technologies)
  • ATOS Origin
  • Fluke Networks, Visual Networks Division
  • nscglobal Limited
  • Teradata, a division of NCR

Category: Customer Service

  • Alliance Telecom Solutions
  • Edgewater Networks
  • IBM Global Financing
  • KGP Telecommunications
  • NCR Japan, Ltd.
  • NEC
  • Subex Azure Americas, Inc.
  • Tollgrade Communications, Inc.
  • Vangent, Inc.
  • Software House International, Inc. (d/b/a SHI)
  • Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Category: Product and Service Performance

  • ATC Logistics & Electronics
  • KMM Telecommunications
  • The Plus Group, Inc.
  • Research In Motion
  • Allegis Group

Category: Supplier Diversity

  • Dell Inc.

Category: Teamwork

  • Cable Connection & Supply Co., Inc.
  • Concurrent Technologies Corp.
  • CVS Caremark
  • OFS Fitel, LLC
  • Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
  • Sonus Networks, Inc.
  • Tellabs, Inc.
  • TriNet Communications, Inc.
  • Trawick Construction Company, Inc., subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc.
  • Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories

Category: Technical Innovations

  • Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.
  • LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc.
  • Samsung
  • Tridium, Inc.
  • Motorola, Inc.
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