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

Mar 20, 2008, 01:00 ET from AT&T Inc.

    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
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