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TMCNet:  FDIC Awards AT&T Government Solutions $12 Million Contract to Provide Enterprise WAN and Voice Services to 95 FDIC Locations Nationwide

[February 28, 2014]

FDIC Awards AT&T Government Solutions $12 Million Contract to Provide Enterprise WAN and Voice Services to 95 FDIC Locations Nationwide

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Oakton , Virginia -- AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Inc . (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies, today announced it was awarded a $12 million contract by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to provide managed wide area network (WAN) services, specifically multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) for virtual private networks (VPNs), as well as voice services to 95 FDIC office locations nationwide.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) preserves and promotes public confidence in the U.S. financial system by insuring deposits. It promotes safety and soundness by monitoring, identifying and addressing risks to the nation's banks and savings associations.

"Focusing closely on customer requirements, AT&T Government Solutions extended a complete suite of products and services to meet all of FDIC's immediate needs and those that may emerge, including data network, long distance, Internet, wireless backup, and managed router service," said Kay Kapoor, President, AT&T Government Solutions. "We look forward to working closely with FDIC's Division of Information Technology to help FDIC realize the service delivery, productivity, security and cost savings they seek." About AT&T Government Solutions Every day, thousands of experienced AT&T Federal Solutions professionals seek to go beyond their customers' expectations and deploy visionary solutions that serve our citizens, defend our nation and prepare for the future.

We serve as a trusted provider to the federal government, backed by a proven performance record in integrating our network expertise with IT professional services and a professionally managed service portfolio, which includes: traditional and IP-based voice; Wi-Fi ; high-speed Internet; data transport; cyber security; unified communications; cloud-based services; and mobility devices, services and applications. Our broad array of advanced technologies, dynamic service management tools, and experienced staff help us to address core government needs -- reduce expenses, modernize operations to increase workforce productivity, and help protect information, infrastructure and people. AT&T solutions enable agencies to focus on their mission and performance goals.

Fusing our core capabilities with innovation from AT&T Labs and the AT&T Foundry, we are driven to meet today's demanding agency requirements, while establishing a path to emerging technologies. Underpinning every solution we build and deliver are the global resources and assets of AT&T, one of the world's largest communications services providers, connecting people, infrastructure and information with a consistent emphasis on speed, security and reliability.

To learn more about the full array of AT&T products and services, go to www.att.com/gov *AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world . Its subsidiaries and affiliates -- AT&T operating companies -- are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse    brand. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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