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AT&T INTRODUCES TELETICKET(sm) SERVICE

 AT&T INTRODUCES TELETICKET(sm) SERVICE
 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- International visitors to


Alabama will have an easier way to get information by telephone in the United States.
 AT&T today introduced AT&T TeleTicket(sm) Service, which allows visitors from other countries to pre-pay for international news, U.S. weather reports, currency exchange information and interpretation services, as well as telephone calls.
 By purchasing AT&T TeleTicket Service, customers are able to conveniently access services and place phone calls by simply dialing a toll-free number. AT&T is providing nine different toll-free 800 numbers, one each for the nine languages in which AT&T will provide access to the service.
 Initially, AT&T TeleTicket Service will be offered in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.
 Recorded messages guide customers as they select their desired service, including placing a telephone call within the United States or to more than 190 countries. The same instructions are printed on the back of the TeleTicket in one of the nine languages chosen by the customer.
 "Anyone who has tried to get important information or use an unfamiliar phone in another country for the first time will understand the value of AT&T TeleTicket Service to visitors to the United States," said Margaret Barrett, director, global consumer services, AT&T. "AT&T wants to help make an international visitor's stay in the United States easier by providing services in the languange of their choice."
 AT&T TeleTicket Service can be purchased in denominations of 10, 25 or 50 units. A 10-unit TeleTicket is $6 U.S., 25 units are $15 and 50 units are $30. Each unit is valued at $.60 U.S.
 First U.S. AT&T TeleTicket distributor is the San Francisco Convention and Visitor's Bureau. AT&T TeleTicket Service can be purchased directly from AT&T by calling an AT&T representative who speaks one of the nine languages. Customers can call a toll-free number in the United States. Outside of the United States, customers can call AT&T collect. The numbers are:
 CUSTOMER SERVICE CUSTOMER SERVICE
 LANGUAGE OUTSIDE THE U.S. WITHIN THE U.S.
 Dutch 408-428-2739 800-354-2210
 English 408-428-2734 800-462-1818
 French 408-428-2735 800-537-5510
 German 408-428-2736 800-682-4410
 Italian 408-428-2737 800-772-1155
 Japanese 408-428-2740 800-223-7707
 Korean 408-428-2741 800-628-2290
 Portuguese 408-428-2742 800-772-0710
 Spanish 408-428-2738 800-752-2280
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 /CONTACT: Gene Regan, 404-810-8657 (office) or 404-995-8856 (after hours), or Traci Gentry, 404-810-8282 (office) or 404-841-9758 (after hours), both of AT&T/ CO: American Telephone and Telegraph Company ST: Alabama IN: TLS SU: PDT


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