AT&T expands global WiFi access footprint for business customers; enables 13,000 new hot spots

March 7, 2007

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)today announced a major expansion of its global Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi)footprint for business customers, adding 13,000 hot spots around the worldwhere mobile workers can link to their corporate networks. The new hotspots, available to AT&T Remote Access customers, include the popularairports, hotels and restaurants.

At the same time, AT&T also announced that it has enhanced its GlobalNetwork Client -- the software used by mobile workers to access theircompany's Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) -- streamlining logons and addinga new level of security features from these locations and other Wi-Fi hotspots around the world.

Total global Wi-Fi service area offered by AT&T now exceeds more than48,000 hot spots in 79 countries. This includes service to nearly 15,000hot spots available to AT&T Remote Access customers in the U.S. inlocations such as airports, coffee houses, and restaurants.

"Providing mobile workers with simple, flexible, wireless or wirelineaccess to their corporate infrastructure is a core business initiative forAT&T," said Mark Keiffer, AT&T chief marketing officer-Business. "AndAT&T's Wi-Fi service will enhance the global reach of that initiative.

"AT&T will continue to expand its Enterprise Mobility portfolio throughtechnologies like Wi-Fi; as one of many connectivity options that givecustomers greater ability to work anywhere, at anytime with full access totheir corporate applications," Keiffer said.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)

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