AT&T Wins Capacity Magazine's 'Best U.S. Metropolitan Wholesale Offering' Award

Marks Third Accolade This Year Recognizing Wholesale Metro Service Portfolio

Dallas, Texas, November 24, 2009


AT&T* today announced that AT&T has further solidified its position as a leading provider of wholesale services, receiving Capacity magazine’s “Best U.S. Metropolitan Wholesale Offering” award. The fifth annual Capacity Global Wholesale Awards were announced Monday evening at the Capacity Europe 2009 conference in Amsterdam. Capacity is a respected trade magazine for telecommunications carriers and service providers. The judging panel for the awards included Capacity magazine’s senior editorial team as well as leading telecom industry analysts at ATLANTIC-ACM.

“AT&T has consistently demonstrated thought leadership in the development and implementation of its wholesale strategy,” said Matthew Whalley, editor of Capacity magazine. “AT&T’s extensive U.S. metropolitan portfolio gives wholesale customers the network driven capabilities and applications they need to successfully compete.”

“We are very honored to receive this accolade, and this award marks the third this year recognizing the strength of our metro service portfolio,” said Sherry Charles, vice president, Wholesale and GEM Solutions Marketing, AT&T Business Solutions. “Customers continue to increase their adoption of Ethernet and IP data, and we are committed to providing them with end-to-end, reliable and highly secure options to support their growing need for unique solutions.”

Regardless of the speed, interface, quality of service and functionality required, AT&T seamlessly connects metropolitan services throughout the U.S. with long distance services to deliver total service solutions. AT&T’s extensive network reach, dense metropolitan coverage and scalable wireless backhaul capacity allow wholesale customers to establish local, regional, national or global connectivity to a U.S. metropolitan area.

AT&T’s wholesale U.S. metropolitan data services provide high-quality, flexible and scalable data transport solutions nationwide, including a wide array of options such as point-to-point private line (DS3 through OC192), SONET ring, wavelength, ATM, Frame Relay, Ethernet (up to 10Gig), Internet access, wireless, Wi-Fi and voice (TDM and IP).

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*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T
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