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AT&T U-verse Adds Jobs As It Grows In Kansas City

Nation's Fastest-Growing TV Provider Hiring 70 Premise Technicians in the Area

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced it is seeking applicants for about 70 U-verse premise technicians in the Kansas City area. The company plans to begin filling these positions immediately.

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The job openings come as AT&T U-verse TV, High-Speed Internet and Voice service continues to grow in the Kansas City area. More than 100,000 customers now subscribe to AT&T U-verse TV service in the Kansas City area – a noteworthy milestone for the fastest-growing TV service in the U.S.**

"Such strong growth demonstrates how U-verse is helping transform AT&T into a premier IP broadband company," said John Sondag, AT&T Missouri president. "We are particularly pleased that our success is creating jobs for Kansas City area residents."

This marks the latest expansion of AT&T U-verse in the Kansas City area, where AT&T U-verse first launched in March 2007. AT&T U-verse services are now available to more than 500,000 customer locations in and around Kansas City.

For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it's available in your area — visit www.att.com/u-verse. More information about premise technician jobs in the Kansas City area can be found at www.att.jobs/InstallKS and www.att.jobs/InstallMO.

More than 10 million customers nationwide now subscribe to AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet service – a major achievement in the company's ongoing effort to bring IP broadband access to more people.

The growth is due in part to AT&T's Project Velocity IP — its multi-billion dollar, three-year investment plan to improve its wireless and wireline IP networks. Since announcing Project VIP, the company has added about 2.5 million broadband customer locations. The plan calls for expanding IP broadband to reach approximately 57 million customer locations by the end of 2015.

The plan also calls for Internet speed upgrades. In 2013, AT&T rolled out U-verse High Speed Internet Power with up to 45 Mbps download speeds in 79 markets.  And the company plans to raise speeds up to 75 and 100 Mbps in the future.

U-verse stands apart because it is 100 percent IP-based. For example, it can combine services like video and web content, personalize the TV experience and quickly adapt to trends and changing needs. AT&T's fiber optic-based network delivers the service. U-verse was the first IP-based TV service in the country.

U-verse customers also have access to new and creative apps that bring their TV, broadband, wireless and home phone services together.

AT&T U-verse received the Women's Choice Award and was named "America's Best For Home Internet Service Provider." AT&T U-verse TV was named the Frost & Sullivan Video Company of the Year. U-verse has also been honored with numerous innovation awards.

Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. Call or go to www.att.com/u-verse to see if you qualify. U-verse App: Requires qualifying device, U-verse TV plan and Wi-Fi or data connection. Content may vary by device and/or TV plan and is subject to change. Data charges may apply.

* 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.

**Claim based on comparison of major TV providers' percentage growth in subscriber counts and national market share data in 3Q 2013.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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