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AT&T Invests More Than $50 Million Over Three-Year Period To Enhance

Local Networks In Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T has invested more

than $50 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in

Wyoming between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to

enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and

business customers.

Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand

and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013

made 147network upgrades in Wyoming, including new cell sites,

addition of wireless network capacity, and new broadband network

connections.

"Wyoming residents depend on our fast and reliable Internet

connections more and more every day, whether it's instant access to

files and apps at work, watching a video at home, or even receiving

updates from connected cars or home monitors," said Cheryl Riley,

Director of External Affairs, AT&T Wyoming. "AT&T is making robust

investments locally to make sure that residents can take full

advantage of the latest services and tools, and that businesses have

the speed they need to compete and grow."

Notable Wyoming network enhancements in 2013 included:

-- Additional LTE sites added across the state.

-- Doubled capacity for customers in downtown Laramie, downtown Casper

plus Gillette, Buffalo and Sundance.

"Continued investment in fast and reliable Internet connectivity is

critical for both quality of life and economic growth in Wyoming,"

said Senator Cale Case, Chairman of the Senate Corporations, Elections

and Political Subdivisions Committee. "Enhanced wireless and wired

connectivity is an important benefit for residents, businesses and

visitors across the state."

"In our wireless world, mobile and broadband networks create economic

opportunities for healthcare, manufacturing, education, transportation

and public safety," said Representative Rosie Berger, Chairman of the

House Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee.

"We appreciate AT&T's continued investment to bring these high-tech

services to consumers and businesses in Wyoming.

AT&T provides the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network today,

covering more than 280 million Americans with 4G LTE service. In 2013,

Laramie and Cheyenne were added to AT&T's extensive LTE network.

AT&T operates the nation's largest Wi-Fi network** including more than

32,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores

and retailers, and provides access to more than 529,000 hotspots

globally through roaming agreements. Most AT&T smartphone customers

get access to our entire national Wi-Fi network at no additional cost,

and Wi-Fi usage doesn't count against customers' monthly wireless data

plans.

For more information about AT&T's coverage in Wyomingor anywhere in

the United States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. For

updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network

news page.

* 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.

** Largest based on company branded and operated hotspots.

To define a market, we rely on the Core Based Statistical Areas

(CBSA), as established by the United States Office of Management and

Budget. Minor differences, if any, between annual totals reflect

annual updating of market boundaries in our record systems.

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 fastest and 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.

Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services

provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at

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