AT&T Announces Team USA Sponsorship and Support for Team USA at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Jul 19, 2012, 09:45 ET from AT&T Inc.

DALLAS, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Olympians and new team members prepare for the Olympic Games, AT&T* announces its support of Team USA along with USA Diving, USA Swimming, U.S. Soccer, USA Gymnastics and many individual athletes. AT&T is an Official Partner of the U.S. Olympic Committee with a 20-year history of working with the U.S. Olympic Team.

AT&T is also proud to sponsor some of the most notable and stand-out Olympians and legends including: Ryan Lochte, swimming; Rebecca Soni, swimming; Allyson Felix, track & field; David Oliver, track& field; Trey Hardee, track & field; Alex Morgan, soccer; Misty May-Treanor, beach volleyball; Kerri Walsh, beach volleyball; Nastia Liukin, gymnastics; Jordyn Wieber, gymnastics; and members of the Lopez family – Steven Lopez, taekwondo, Diana Lopez, taekwondo, Mark Lopez, taekwondo, along with their coach Jean Lopez.

"AT&T brings out the best in products and innovation, and we have brought out the best in the sponsorships we have with Team USA and many athletes. AT&T-sponsored athletes have earned more than 15 medals in previous Olympic Games, numerous world team titles and individual medals in other global competitions and they are now poised to secure even more this summer in London," said Bill Moseley, Director, AT&T Corporate Sponsorships. "While these athletes train and compete the world over, we have provided them with the latest AT&T-enabled devices to keep them connected to family and friends."

With dedicated athletes come dedicated fans, and those following along will have much to look forward to. AT&T is working with the athletes to produce an innovative advertising campaign, exclusive content available on AT&T U-verse® TV, as well as other interactive features for fans on uverse.com/teamusa. For additional details please visit att.com/everyseason for your guide to the Olympic Games with AT&T U-verse.

AT&T also supports Team USA through the three Olympic Training Centers in the U.S. Each training center includes an Athlete Connection Center offering athletes, coaches and staff access to world-class communications technology through AT&T wired and wireless services in dorm rooms, training facilities and practice fields.

For more information on how AT&T keeps sports fans connected to Team USA and other sports, please visit: uverse.com/teamusa or att.com/sponsorships. Or follow us on Twitter at @ATTTeamUSA.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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