AT&T Tips and Training Program Offers Expert Advice from U.S. Olympic Team Hopefuls

World-Class U.S. Athletes Featured in Latest AT&T Online Webisodes

San Antonio, Texas, February 21, 2008

Have you ever wondered what it is like to dive from a 10-meter platform? Or to ace the match-winning serve to bring home Olympic gold? For aspiring athletes, the dream of Olympic stardom may be hard to reach, but that doesn't mean fans can't train like a U.S Olympic Team hopeful.

In anticipation of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced the launch of the AT&T Tips and Training program — an original production that provides fans access to sport-specific training tips from several elite U.S. Olympic Team hopefuls via the AT&T blue room ( In the near future, fans also will be able to view the program content across all three screens: AT&T U-verseSM TV, the AT&T blue room and wireless devices.

An upcoming feature to the program will give viewers a special opportunity to sign up for the AT&T Tips and Training consumer sweepstakes. Fans can win unique autographed items from the program's participating U.S. athletes.

Athletes from seven popular sports are featured in the training segments, including:

Beach Volleyball BMX Diving Gymnastics
Misty May-TreanorDonny RobinsonTroy DumaisDavid Durante
Kerri WalshNastia Liukin
SwimmingTae kwon doTrack and Field
Natalie CoughlinDiana LopezApril Holmes - Paralympian
Michael PhelpsJean LopezSanya Richards
Mark LopezJeremy Wariner
Steven Lopez

"AT&T is excited to bring aspiring athletes and sports fans an exclusive look at the training regimens of some of today's top U.S. Olympic athletes and hopefuls," said Jason Simpson, AT&T director of Olympic integration. "AT&T blue room provides sports enthusiasts with an up-close-and-personal look at their favorite U.S. Olympic hopefuls. Now, with the AT&T Tips and Training program, we are taking fans one step closer by revealing exclusive training secrets of many of our nation's foremost athletes."

AT&T is an official sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Team and provides significant financial support, products and services to the U.S. Olympic Committee. AT&T will also serve as the official telecommunications services partner of the U.S. Olympic Team for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Additionally, the company serves as an official partner of several National Governing Bodies, including USA Track & Field, USA Gymnastics, USA Swimming and USA Diving.

The AT&T blue room brings together unique content and programs from the worlds of sports and music in one place for everyone to enjoy. Since January 2006, blue room has generated nearly 135 million page views and fueled the sale of key AT&T wireless products and broadband services.

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