AT&T U-verse TV to Include Bloomberg Television
San Antonio, Texas, July 26, 2006, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced that BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® programming will be delivered as part of the AT&T U-verseSM TV channel lineup.
“AT&T U-verse TV has content from some of today’s most popular television networks in order to deliver a truly revolutionary entertainment experience centered around the consumer,” said Dan York, head of programming, AT&T Operations Inc. “AT&T is providing a robust and compelling television service that will now also include quality financial and business news programming from Bloomberg.”
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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