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GCA Services Group Selects AT&T for Expanded Communications Network


Facility Services Company Turns to AT&T for Scalable Solution

West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, December 11, 2006

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today that GCA Services Group has signed a new contract with AT&T to provide network services to the national provider of facility services. GCA is based in West Conshohocken, Pa., with 60 locations across the United States.

Under the terms of the contract, AT&T will serve as the primary network and data services provider for GCA and will provide AT&T Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Private Network Transport (PNT) to the company’s headquarters and remote locations, increasing bandwidth across GCA’s converged, IP-based network. The solution offers a customized and comprehensive communications solution, including local and long distance voice services, AT&T hosting services, and disaster recovery consulting.

GCA requested a scalable network solution with high levels of redundancy. This solution offers improved reliability and expanded bandwidth to support the bandwidth-intensive applications at GCA’s headquarters and remote locations. Together, these services will support business-critical applications such as budget analysis, billing consolidation and training on AT&T BusinessDirect® via the converged network infrastructure, supported by AT&T’s highly secure IP backbone.

“Our relationship with AT&T has existed since our company began operations,” said Mike DeMarco, vice president of information technology for GCA. “We required a new and scalable communications network that will support our high-bandwidth applications. AT&T possesses the experience and the flexibility to equip GCA with a solution that will help us achieve continued success.”

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About GCA Services Group
GCA Services Group is a national provider of facility services. GCA maintains a client retention rate of 94 percent. Headquartered in West Conshohocken, Pa., GCA has more than 19,000 employees currently servicing more than 500 million square feet daily in 35 states and Puerto Rico. For more information, call (800) 422-8760 or visit

About AT&T
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 58.7 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at

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