AT&T U-verse TV to Include HorseRacing TV

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AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and HorseRacing TV™ (HRTV) today announced a distribution agreement to deliver HRTV as part of the AT&T U-verseSM TV channel lineup.

We’re proud to offer horse-racing enthusiasts quality programming from HRTV.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and HorseRacing TV™ (HRTV) today announced a distribution agreement to deliver HRTV as part of the AT&T U-verseSM TV channel lineup.

Under the agreement, AT&T U-verse TV customers will have access to HRTV’s programming lineup, including live horse-racing action from more than 70 thoroughbred, harness and quarter horse racetracks in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

“AT&T U-verse TV is committed to offering the very best in entertainment and sports to our customers," said Dan York, head of programming of AT&T Operations, Inc. “We’re proud to offer horse-racing enthusiasts quality programming from HRTV.“

“We’re delighted to make HRTV part of the AT&T U-verse entertainment experience and to deliver the excitement of horse racing to AT&T U-verse customers,” said Jim Bates, executive vice president and general manager of HorseRacing TV. ”We look forward to reaching more viewers and diversifying our customer footprint through AT&T U-verse TV.”

AT&T U-verse TV is delivered by Project Lightspeed, the company’s initiative to expand the fiber-optics network deeper into neighborhoods to deliver U-verse TV, AT&T Yahoo!® High Speed Internet U-verse Enabled and, in the future, Voice over IP services. Through its subsidiaries, AT&T expects to reach nearly 19 million households by the end of 2008 as part of its initial deployment, using fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) technologies.

Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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AT&T Delivers Content in New Ways – Kieran Nolan, AT&T VP–Consumer Marketing for broadband and U-verse

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U-verse – AT&T plans to bring IP-based services, including video, to millions of customers.

Delivering the Digital Lifestyle – Anywhere, anytime, on three screens: the TV, the PC and wireless phone.

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AT&T U-verse Web Site

HRTV Web Site

FTTX Wikipedia Entry

IPTV Wikipedia Entry

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AT&T Inc. is one of the world's largest telecommunications holding companies and is the largest in the United States. Operating globally under the AT&T brand, AT&T companies are recognized as the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to business and as leading U.S. providers of high speed DSL Internet, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which is the No. 1 U.S. wireless services provider with 57.3 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at http://www.att.com.

About HorseRacing TV

HRTV (http://www.hrtv.com) is a 24-hour television network providing up to 15 hours per day of wire-to-wire coverage of live horse racing action from more than 70 thoroughbred, harness and quarter horse racetracks in the United States, Canada and Australia.

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