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VF Corp. Chooses AT&T For Global Networking


Charlotte, North Carolina, December 14, 2005, AT&T Inc. has been awarded a four-year, $5 million contract from VF Corp., one of the world’s largest apparel companies, to provide voice and data services to VF locations around the world. The network supports VF Corp.’s voice, video, e-mail and supply chain needs.

“As we expand our business, it is imperative for us to work with a global network provider with the reach and reliability to meet our productivity requirements in our plants and our sales offices,” said Eric Anthony, Chief Technology Officer at VF Corp. “AT&T clearly offers broad capabilities and the high reliability demanded by VF corporate and its brands. The additional operational productivity and cost efficiency allows us to maintain our position of being the world’s most responsive apparel company.”

About the New 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 more than 52 million wireless customers. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and AT&T products and services is available at .

About VF Corporation
VF Corporation is a leader in branded apparel including jeanswear, intimate apparel, sportswear, outdoor products and workwear. Its principal brands include Lee(R), Wrangler(R), Riders(R), Rustler(R), Vanity Fair(R), Vassarette(R), Bestform(R), Lily of France(R), Nautica(R), Earl Jean(R), John Varvatos(R), JanSport(R), Eastpak(R), The North Face(R), Vans(R), Napapijri(R), Kipling(R), Lee Sport(R) and Red Kap(R).


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