AT&T and Citi Extend Agreement for Consumer Credit Cards
AT&T and Citi Cards Customers Will Continue to Benefit From Rewards Programs and Telecommunications Services
San Antonio, Texas, January 11, 2007, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) today announced the long-term extension of the relationship through which the AT&T licensing arm, AT&T Knowledge Ventures, licenses the AT&T brand to Citi® for general purpose consumer credit cards. The new deal extends the availability of the AT&T Universal Platinum Card and AT&T Universal Rewards Card offers and continues to give cardholders calling benefits, loyalty programs and cell phone insurance. AT&T Universal Rewards Card holders also have access to great rewards through the ThankYouSM Network, the free rewards program founded by Citigroup.
“Since 1998, Citi and AT&T have provided great benefits for our loyal AT&T Universal Cards customers. We’re pleased to be able to continue this successful program, and we see great long-term opportunities for our customers through our continued relationship,” said Raja Rajamannar, executive vice president, Citi Cards.
“We’re excited about extending the relationship with Citi for the AT&T Universal Card,” said Abha Divine, AT&T Knowledge Ventures-president and chief executive officer. “Our customers continue to embrace the benefits of the AT&T Universal Card. We’re looking forward to the Universal Card team delivering further savings and rewards to consumers, including some fresh, new offers that will be introduced in the coming year.”
For further information or to sign up for the AT&T Universal Platinum Card or AT&T Universal Rewards Card, customers can go to www.universalcard.com or call 1-800-66-APPLY.
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Citi, or Citi Cards, is a member of Citigroup (NYSE: C). Citigroup, the preeminent global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, insurance, securities brokerage, and asset management. Major brand names under Citigroup’s trademark red umbrella include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney, and Banamex. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com.
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