Small Businesses Can Now Turn to AT&T for TV Services, Expanding TV Options Beyond Cable
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
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SMALL BUSINESSES CAN NOW TURN TO AT&T FOR TELEVISION
EXPANDING TV OPTIONS BEYOND CABLE FOR KEY CUSTOMER SEGMENT
AT&T Offering Business TV Services as Low as $20 per
Month, Creating ‘Quad-Play’ Services Bundle and Enabling ‘One-Stop Shopping’
for Communications and Entertainment Needs
DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2011 — Small
business customers can now make just one call to AT&T* for their
communications and TV entertainment needs. The company announced today that it
is offering its award-winning U-verse® TV service and DIRECTV to small businesses, enabling them to purchase a
"quadruple-play” services bundle – wired voice, wireless
voice and broadband, high speed Internet, and TV entertainment packages – all
AT&T U-verse TV, available in 131 markets across the company’s 22-state
local footprint, is perfect for customer waiting areas or employee break
rooms, while the nationwide relationship with DIRECTV allows for TV coverage in
non U-verse areas in addition to serving the restaurant industry with business
packages, including the NFL SUNDAY TICKET™.
U-verse TV packages are available for half of normal rates through April 2011,
and start at $20 a month for the Basic 20-channel lineup, $32.50** for the
Standard 100-channel lineup, and $40** for a Deluxe 200-channel lineup, in
addition to optional high-definition services. Small business customers also can
purchase Business U-verse high speed Internet where available, with download
speeds of up to 24 Mbps.
available to small businesses nationwide, is offered with Business Viewing and
Private Office packages ranging from $34.99 to $59.99. Public Viewing packages
range between $54.99 and $325.99, with options to add HD, Ethnic, Sports, and
Exclusive packages such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™ and NASCAR. AT&T DIRECTV
customers can also purchase high speed Internet services from AT&T.
that TV service may not be necessary for all small businesses, but for those
who want TV to better serve their customers, we offer a great product at a
great price point,” said Ebrahim Keshavarz, AT&T vice president of Small
Business Product Management. "Because simplicity
and convenience are key for our customers to stay competitive we’re pleased to offer a ‘quad-play’ bundle across our
local footprint, enabling ‘one-stop shopping’ for all of our customers’ wireless
and wired connectivity and TV entertainment needs ... something cable cannot
For more information or to purchase AT&T U-verse TV or DIRECTV,
please call 888-288-8339
or visit AT&T
Business U-Verse TV. For
information about AT&T U-verse high speed Internet, visit AT&T U-verse Internet Business Edition.
Today's announcement further demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment
to small business, coming on the heels of other AT&T small business news,
"Small business certification” of AT&T retail
Financing for wireless solutions
AT&T Broadband on the Go, a bundle that includes high speed Internet access,
Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, and online data backup; and the
Small Business Mobile Application
Recommender Tool (SMART)
Small businesses looking to
find information about other AT&T products and services can visit AT&T
Small Business. For free business resources such as webinars, white papers,
training, case studies and best practices, they can visit AT&T
Small Business InSite.
information can be found on the AT&T
Small Business Facebook page and Twitter channel.
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.
are fixed for 12 months from commencement of term in a 24-month term agreement.
Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. Call to
see if you qualify..
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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® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The
company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most
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