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As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for mobile devices and services, AT&T has announced the activation of a new cell site in Tioga County that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses in South Owego and the South Apalachin area as well as along Routes 601 and 610.

The new cell site is part of AT&T's ongoing effort to drive innovation and extend its mobile network in New York. It is also part of our ongoing investment to build the networks that will fuel economic growth and create jobs, and enable AT&T's customers to quickly access the content, applications and services that matter most to them.

"I'm glad to see AT&T helping hardworking taxpayers in Tioga County stay connected to family and friends," said State Senator Tom Libous, (R C I: Binghamtom.) "AT&T's investments in upstate New York will especially help local businesses drive economic growth in our communities."

"Delivering dependable wireless coverage for consumers and business customers is our ultimate objective," said Robert Holliday, vice president and general manager for AT&T in western/upstate New York "Our ongoing investments in this critical part of the state will help ensure that our customers are able to stay connected with their world, at home and on the go."

AT&T's mobile network is based on the Global System for Mobile (GSM) standard, the most open and widely used wireless network platform in the world. AT&T offers data roaming in more than 195 countries, as well as voice calling in more than 220 countries.

For more information about AT&T's coverage in New York or anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit The online tool can measure the quality of coverage based on a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse(SM) and AT&T | DIRECTV(SM) brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine.

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Date:Jul 30, 2010

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