AT&T, IHG Team on Telepresence

AT&T connects IHG across the oceans, saving time and enabling immediate collaboration

August 17, 2011

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ATLANTA -- AT&T* and IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced today the launch of two new Telepresence rooms located at IHG’s corporate offices in Atlanta and London. IHG expects the deployment of these rooms to increase regional collaboration, increase employee productivity and in turn allow employees to make decisions faster and more efficiently.

AT&T Telepresence Solution® utilizes video conferencing technology to allow individuals to communicate face-to-face in real-time. In our rapidly changing world, businesses need the ability to change course quickly, collaborate globally, and streamline decision making. Using the AT&T world-class network, AT&T Telepresence Solution offers an "in-person" meeting experience with the ease of pushing a button. The business-to-business multipoint meet-me bridging capability allows businesses to transparently meet with customers, employees, suppliers and partners, in multiple locations around the world.

“Implementing regular use of Telepresence will improve our business’s efficiency in the best way,” said Bates Turpen, Senior Vice President Global Technology, IHG. “Our employees are able to work smarter and more efficiently by having the ability to connect with each other in a face-to-face setting, aiding the decision making process while still maintaining a sense of teamwork.”

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)

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