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AT&T ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE AGREEMENTS FOR BUSINESS LONG DISTANCE SERVICES

 AT&T ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE AGREEMENTS
 FOR BUSINESS LONG DISTANCE SERVICES
 MIAMI, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T today said it has won over hundreds of millions of dollars nationwide in agreements for business long distance services in recent months.
 "This is a strong vote of confidence by some of the finest companies who prefer AT&T network quality, reliability and business solutions," said Randy Fairbank, AT&T general manager-South Florida.
 The agreements from across the United States and Canada call for a range of AT&T services for airline, hotel and car rental reservation centers, telemarketing, and ship-to-shore communications. The South Florida agreements include:
 -- Sensormatic Electronics of Deerfield Beach, Fla. -- a four-year agreement worth $4 million for AT&T Software Defined Network. Sensormatic is a world leader in loss-prevention technology. The service will handle all domestic long distance service, including Sensormatic's subsidiaries.
 -- Kloster Cruise of Coral Gables, Fla. -- a three-year agreement worth $4 million for Megacom WATS Service for making passenger, crew and administrative calls between ship and shore.
 -- University of Miami -- a three-year agreement worth $2.4 million for AT&T College Connect Calling service.
 -- Nova University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- a four-year agreement for AT&T software Defined Network Service for all university locations worth $2 million.
 -- Cruiseship Services and Supply of Miami -- $1.9 million per year in AT&T Megacom WATS Service. Cruiseship Services and Supply Corp. provides services to crew members of ships when they are in port.
 The following is a list of other agreements throughout the U.S.:
 -- Southwest Airlines of Dallas -- a three-year agreement for AT&T Megacom(R) 800 Service worth $30 million to speed service at reservations centers. Calls to 800-I-FLY-SWA will be automatically routed to available agents in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio or Phoenix.
 -- GEICO Corporation of Washington -- a three-year agreement for AT&T Megacom 800 Service worth $21 million.
 -- Holiday Inn Worldwide of Atlanta -- a three-year agreement for AT&T Megacom 800 Service in support of reservations centers, totaling $21 million. This will allow the company to better handle reservations for more than 300,000 hotel rooms worldwide.
 -- ITN of Toronto -- a five-year agreement worth $7.5 million for AT&T Software Defined Network Service.
 -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Mass. -- a four-year agreement for AT&T College Connect (sm) Calling Service worth $7 million.
 -- Agency Rent-A-Car of Solon, Ohio -- a four-year agreement for AT&T Software Defined Network Service linking 700 locations worth $5.2 million.
 -- Windsor Eastman Group of Alexandria, Va. -- a five-year agreement worth $5 million for AT&T Megacom WATS Service.
 -- Manville Corp. of Denver -- agreement for AT&T Software Defined Network Service worth $3 million per year.
 -- Farm Credit Council -- a four-year $2.5 million agreement for AT&T Software Defined Network Service. Banks included are: Farm Credit Bank of Omaha, Farm Credit Bank of Texas, Agribank FCB of St. Paul, Farm Credit Bank of Columbia, Farm Credit Bank of Baltimore, Farm Credit Bank of Wichita, CoBank National Bank for Cooperatives of Denver, and Federal Credit Banks Funding Corporation.
 -- Interface of La Grange, Ga. -- a four-year agreement worth $2.1 million for AT&T Software Defined Network Service. The company manufactures carpet tiles, interior fabrics, chemicals and offers Intersept(R) (antimicrobial chemical) under a licensing program.
 -- American Lung Association of New York -- an estimated $1 million for AT&T 800 Readyline(R) Service in support of the National Clean Air bike-a-thon in May.
 -- Cypress Semiconductor of Irvine, Calif. -- a one-year agreement for AT&T Optimum (sm) Service worth $750,000.
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