AT&T: Signs Networking Contract with the Marmon Group

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FOR RELEASE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2005

CHICAGO – AT&T announced today it has signed a three-year networking services contract valued at $19.8 million with The Marmon Group Inc., a consulting company to The Marmon Group, an international association of more than 100 companies that operate independently within diverse business sectors.

“AT&T offers Marmon Group member companies a fully integrated network to support their needs,” said Jay Pursell, director of computer services for The Marmon Group Inc. “We have been working with AT&T for over 15 years to provide high-quality solutions that meet the diverse needs of our member companies. AT&T’s flexibility, customer service and support have enhanced the overall service we are able to provide our member companies.”

Marmon Group member companies can also monitor the performance of their network and applications through the AT&T BusinessDirect customer portal, which provides operational efficiencies including around-the-clock online access to real-time reports on network performance and direct connection to trouble management and ordering systems.

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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 The Marmon Group
The Marmon Group is an international association of more than 100 companies that operate independently within diverse business sectors. Collective revenues exceed $5 billion. The Marmon Group, Inc. provides consulting and administrative services to member companies of The Marmon Group.