AT&T: Outfits Liz Claiborne Inc. with Networking Services

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FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, August 3, 2005

NEW YORK – Fashion apparel and accessories company Liz Claiborne Inc. has awarded AT&T a two-year, $3.2 million contract for networking services.

The contract provides Liz Claiborne with a custom networking solution that integrates 360 domestic locations, supports the company’s point-of-sale platform and supports improved customer relationship management capabilities, thanks to a three-fold increase in bandwidth.

“AT&T is providing us a robust mix of connectivity and equipment that will allow us to continue to roll out new, higher-bandwidth applications to improve our customers’ in-store experience,” said John Kovac, vice president of IT for Liz Claiborne Inc. “Our AT&T sales team worked with us to design a custom package that increases our bandwidth while keeping within our existing IT budget.”

AT&T also provides Liz Claiborne with local and long-distance voice services.

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About AT&T
For more than 125 years, AT&T (NYSE “T”) has been known for unparalleled quality and reliability in communications. Backed by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs, the company is a global leader in local, long distance, Internet and transaction-based voice and data services.

About Liz Claiborne Inc.
Liz Claiborne Inc. designs and markets an extensive range of fashion apparel and accessories for women, men, teens, children and infants. The Company also markets fragrances for women and men. The 41 brands in the Liz Claiborne Inc. portfolio are available at over 30,000 points of sale worldwide.