AT&T Named Exclusive Wireless Sponsor of United States Military Academy Army Athletics

Oct 18, 2010, 11:57 ET from AT&T Inc.

In the news release, AT&T Named Exclusive Wireless Sponsor of United States Military Academy Army Athletics, issued 18-Oct-2010 by AT&T Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the entire release has been updated. The complete, updated release follows:

AT&T Named Exclusive Wireless Sponsor of United States Military Academy Army Athletics

WEST POINT, N.Y., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Sports Properties LLC and AT&T* announced today that AT&T will be the exclusive wireless sponsor of Army Athletics including the Army football, Army basketball and Army hockey teams.  The multi-year agreement, effective for the 2010 athletic season, provides for AT&T signage through out Michie Stadium, Christl Arena and Tate Rink, as well as an extensive presence on the official site.

"The Army Athletic Association is very pleased to be aligned with AT&T as Army Athletics' exclusive wireless sponsor. We look forward to growing this relationship in the years to come," said Bob Beretta, Senior Executive Associate Athletic Director for the United States Military Academy at West Point.

"We're very proud to support the men and women of West Point and to associate our brand with one of the most historic military academies in the United States," said Tom DeVito vice president and general manager for AT&T in New York and New Jersey.  

Today's announcement builds on AT&T's extensive sponsorships of NCAA schools and events. Recently, AT&T announced a new NCAA Football® Fan Zone App Powered by AT&T, that lets fans of Division 1 teams talk to each other and stay connected to the latest team and player news**. For more information on AT&T's sponsorship of NCAA schools and events, please visit

*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.

**NCAA® and NCAA Football® are licensed trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.  AT&T is the Official Wireless Provider of the NCAA® and NCAA Football®.

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