AT&T Positioned In The Leaders Quadrant In Magic Quadrant For U.S. Network Service Providers, 1H08

San Antonio, Texas, April 3, 2008

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced that leading industry analyst firm Gartner Inc. has positioned AT&T in the Leaders Quadrant of its "Magic Quadrant for U.S. Network Service Providers, 1H08" report.1

Developed by Gartner analysts as an assessment of network service providers, the Magic Quadrant evaluates vendors on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.

"We are delighted with AT&T's position in the Leaders Quadrant of the U.S. Network Service Providers report published by Gartner, which we think reaffirms our continued investment in and commitment to a comprehensive portfolio spanning wireless and wireline service offerings to our customers worldwide," said Ron Spears, AT&T president, Global Business Services.

To view the Gartner "Magic Quadrant for U.S. Network Service Providers, 1H08," visit

1Gartner "Magic Quadrant for US Network Service Providers, 1H08" by T. Chamberlin, et. al. March 2008

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About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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