AT&T Canada Wins DWDM Contract

AT&T Canada wins multi-year, $7 million contract with Government Telecommunications and Informatics Services

April 8, 2002

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TORONTO -- AT&T Canada Inc. (NASDAQ: ATTC) (TSE: TEL.B), Canada's largest national competitive broadband business services provider and competitive local exchange carrier and a leader in Internet and eBusiness services, today announced that it has won a four and a half year, $7 million contract with Government Telecommunications and Informatics Services, Network and Computer Services division (GTIS/NCS). GTIS/NCS is a branch of Public Works and Government Services Canada and provides information management and information technology services to federal government departments across Canada. Under the contract, AT&T Canada will deploy a fully redundant optical Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) network to interconnect four major data centres in the National Capital Region for GTIS, Network and Computer Services division. AT&T Canada will also provide ongoing management and maintenance expertise. "We're very pleased to work with GTIS/NCS to provide an optical Dense Wave Division Multiplexing optical network. We're extending carrier capabilities to help GTIS/NCS store and transmit data at high speeds within the National Capital Region" said Mark Ethier, Executive Vice President, Business Services, AT&T Canada. "DWDM network technology is an example of the innovative high speed data services we can offer to meet our customers' needs." AT&T Canada Inc.

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