AT&T Statement on the FCC's Announced Results Of Auction 73

    SAN ANTONIO, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE:   T)
 completed successful bids for prime B Block spectrum in the FCC auction.
 Combined with the Aloha Partners transaction, which closed earlier this
 year, AT&T has supplemented its holding of high-quality spectrum and
 continues to have a leading spectrum position in the industry.
 
     "AT&T's strong spectrum holdings position the company to further
 enhance the quality and reliability of existing wireless broadband and
 voice services, and to set the foundation for new-generation wireless
 broadband technologies and services." said Ralph de la Vega, president and
 CEO of AT&T's wireless unit.
 
     Upon final award of this spectrum, the company's 700 MHz spectrum will
 cover 100 percent of the top 200 markets. Combined with the spectrum
 previously purchased in the AWS auction, AT&T will have quality spectrum
 available for new services covering 95 percent of the U.S. population. With
 this spectrum we can continue to deliver the latest technology and
 best-in-class services to our customers as the wireless industry grows and
 evolves.
 
     About AT&T
 
     AT&T Inc. (NYSE:   T) is a premier communications holding company. Its
 subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of
 AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their
 offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications
 services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and
 voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory
 publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and
 YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators
 in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen
 integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings.
 Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services
 provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at
 http://www.att.com.
 
     Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
 
     Information set forth in this news release contains financial estimates
 and other forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and
 uncertainties, and actual results may 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 or revise statements contained in this news release based on new
 information or otherwise.
 
     (C) 2008 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T and the
 AT&T logo are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property.
 
 
 

SOURCE AT&T Inc.
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