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United Rentals Selects AT&T for Network Services Expansion


AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has announced a three-year extension and expansion of a relationship with United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), the world’s leading equipment rental source. With AT&T as its provider, United Rentals will continue to see the benefits of having communications consolidated onto AT&T’s network, with an expected increase in network efficiency and better control of support costs.

AT&T will continue to connect more than 690 United Rentals branch locations with voice and data connectivity. United Rentals is a fast-moving business with more than 20,000 classes of rental equipment. The company uses the AT&T network around the clock, with online tools that include a sophisticated information system for employees and an account-management system for customers.

“Our business has benefited in recent years from the AT&T technology solutions that keep our locations and employees connected,” said Dale Asplund, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, United Rentals. “The AT&T team is continually bringing new technologies to our attention that can help us further increase our ability to serve our customers. We expect to control costs and increase business efficiencies by having AT&T provide telecommunications and networking solutions for our company.”
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