Press Release - January 7, 2009

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U.S. ARMY SELECTS AT&T GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS FOR
$23 MILLION GLOBAL NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

Award to AT&T Government Solutions Issued Via the IMOD Vehicle

  VIENNA, Va., Jan. 6, 2009 AT&T Government Solutions business unit announced today it has been selected by the U.S. Army to build an advanced data network to extend the Global Information Grid (GIG) and service Army operations in Germany. The value of the award is worth approximately $23 million.

Under the terms of the award, AT&T Government Solutions will deploy a data network solution for the U.S. Army installation located at Grafenwoehr, Germany, the home of the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Center (JMTC), considered to be the Army’s premier overseas training area.

AT&T Government Solutions will also perform additional outside plant construction and extend the data network for Rose Barracks based in Vilseck, Germany, which is close to Grafenwoehr. AT&T Government Solutions will deliver outside plant construction services and install and test the data network that will support Army personnel at 600 JMTC buildings.

“When a government organization needs to upgrade its global systems infrastructure, it requires a proven solutions provider that has the resources necessary to help them do so,” said Don Herring, senior vice president, AT&T Government Solutions. “AT&T will deploy a data network that provides the reliability, scalability and security necessary for the Army to take advantage of new technologies while minimizing operational expenses.”

The awards were issued to AT&T Government Solutions by the Product Manager Defense Communications Systems (PM DSC-E) – Europe via the U.S. Army Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract, an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle that serves as a streamlined venue for the Army to conduct network infrastructure upgrades while seamlessly integrating data, voice, inside/outside cable plant and transmission products and services. PM DSC-E is part of the Network Service Center Project Management Office, an organization of the Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems.

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AT&T Government Solutionsis a long-standing, trusted source of network-enabled solutions for the federal government, integrating unmatched network resources and IT and software engineering expertise with innovative technologies from AT&T Labs and industry-leading partners. With headquarters in Vienna, Va., AT&T Government Solutions is best known for network leadership in voice, data, video and managed services. AT&T Government Solutions is a proven solutions integrator, with expertise in areas such as education and training, enterprise resource planning and management, information assurance, knowledge management, modeling and simulation, network transformation and management and program management.

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