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AT&T U-verse Arrives in Shreveport/Bossier

Customers Get Access to Award-Winning High Speed Internet and TV Services

SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shreveport/Bossier residents now have a new choice for their high speed Internet and television services. AT&T* is launching U-verse® High Speed Internet, AT&T U-verse TV and AT&T U-verse Voice in the area.

The new services are part of AT&T's Project Velocity IP (VIP), which significantly expands and enhances AT&T's IP and mobile data networks. AT&T U-verse will continue rolling out to additional local cities and neighborhoods in upcoming months. Through Project VIP, AT&T expects the wireline IP network to reach approximately 57 million customer locations by the end of 2015.

"The expansion of U-verse supports economic growth and increases consumer choice in Shreveport and I'm pleased that AT&T has made this investment in our city," said Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover.

"Effective broadband connectivity is critical to the growing economy of Northwest Louisiana; we applaud AT&T for expanding services in the area to enhance the quality of life for our current residents and those that are relocating," said Lisa Johnson, president and CEO of the the Bossier Chamber of Commerce.

"We're proud to invest our resources in Louisiana," said Sonia Perez, president, AT&T  Louisiana. "With the launch of U-verse here in Shreveport/Bossier, our customers will have more ways than ever to connect."

AT&T U-verse TV is 100 percent digital and uses AT&T's advanced network. This means area customers will have the freedom to watch hit TV shows from almost anywhere** – at home or on the go. U-verse recently received three Women's Choice Awards® as "America's Most Recommended Brand among women for Broadband, Televison and Phone Service." AT&T U-verse TV also was named 2013 Video Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan.

"The great thing about U-verse is that it makes TV, Internet and voice services work together in harmony," said Rich Guidotti, AT&T Gulf States vice president and general manager. "We're honored to bring our innovative services to Shreveport/Bossier area customers. Local residents have asked for more TV service choices and today we're delivering."

More Choice, More Features
IP-based TV service has many advantages over older, cable-based technologies. It has the ability to integrate services and adapt to consumer demands. AT&T U-verse offers a fully-integrated  Wireless Receiver***. Customers can watch TV in almost any room in the home, even where there's no TV outlet.

Where AT&T U-verse services are available, subscribers are more satisfied overall when compared to cable's video and Internet subscribers. U-verse TV customers can enjoy many features and applications.They include the ability to watch hit TV shows on qualifying mobile devices and online; manage DVR recordings remotely; the ability to choose and watch four of your favorite channels at once with My Multiview****; an extensive HD channel***** and On Demand lineup; and the ability to on your TV screen.

AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet offers many speed options and includes a wireless home networking capability for all Internet customers. When customers sign up for U-verse High Speed Internet, they have access to thousands of AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at no extra charge.******

AT&T U-verse Voice is an advanced digital home phone service delivered over AT&T's IP network. Customers enjoy great sound quality and clarity, and unmatched calling features that work with U-verse TV. U-verse customers can bundle their choice of U-verse Voice and/or AT&T wireless services with U-verse Internet and TV packages for significant savings. 

For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it's available in your neighborhood — visit www.att.com/u-verse.

*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.

**U-verse App: Requires qualifying device, U-family or higher TV plan and Wi-Fi or data connection. Content may vary by device, TV plan and viewing location. Data charges may apply.

***Wireless Receiver: A one-time fee of $49 and monthly fee of $8 per receiver applies; limit 2 per household; requires power and connection to TV; range of wireless signal is limited; go to att.com/freedom for details.

****My Multiview: Channels/content available for viewing in Multiview are based on TV programming package.  A limited number of HD channels is not supported for display within My Multiview.

*****HD: Access to HD service requires $10/mo.

******Access includes AT&T Wi-Fi Basic. Wi-Fi enabled device required. Other restrictions apply. See www.attwifi.com for details and locations. 

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 global wireless coverage, based on offering roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier, and offers 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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Reliability claim based on data transfer completion rates on nationwide 4G LTE networks. 4G LTE availability varies.

Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse. Call or go to www.att.com/uverse to see if you qualify.

Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Information set forth in this press release contains financial estimates and other forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results might differ materially. A discussion of factors that may affect future results is contained in AT&T's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. AT&T disclaims any obligation to update and revise statements contained in this news release based on new information or otherwise.

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