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AT&T names a primary wireless services provider by Apollo Group.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-22 May 2009-AT&T names a primary wireless services provider by Apollo Group(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) announced on Thursday (21 May) that the Apollo Group, the parent company of University of Phoenix and other academic institutions, has named AT&T its primary wireless services provider.

Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Apollo Group will offer corporate, employee and student discounts on a wide range of AT&T products and services, from smartphones to AT&T's LaptopConnect card, to its 60,000-member workforce, faculty, alumni and the 400,000 students who study at its physical and online campuses and learning centres across the US.

In addition, Apollo Group will also join AT&T and the charity Cell Phones for Soldiers (CPFS) in recycling thousands more cell phones this year, thereby becoming the first AT&T business customer to recycle with AT&T and the charity.

AT&T said that wireless users can drop off used cell phones and accessories at any of the 2,000-plus AT&T stores across the US and at University of Phoenix ground campuses.

Or, usersA can download free shipping labels from and mail them to the recycling plant on behalf of the cause.

Financial details of the agreement were not available.

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Date:May 22, 2009
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