October 14, 1999, San Francisco, Calif - 555-1212.com,
Inc. today launched its "AT&T; Communications Center", giving Internet
users easy access to AT&T;'s family of products, including the new
AT&T; One Rate? 7 cents plan*. "AT&T; stands for quality and reliability",
said Steve Perry, President, 555-1212.com, Inc. "People rely on
555-1212.com for information. We think it's a great match."
555-1212.com, Inc., a leading provider of online telephone and
Web directory services, launched its AT&T; Telecommunications Channel
today as part of its strategy to become a leading e-commerce telecommunications
portal. 555 will offer the AT&T; One Rate 7 cents plan giving users
direct-dialed, state-to-state long distance calls from home at just
7? a minute all day, every day with online billing and customer
service all for a low monthly fee of $4.95. "By offering AT&T;'s
reliable communications services along with 555-1212.com's directory
content, we are offering Internet users a simple way to purchase,
use and manage their telecommunications services," said Hilarie
Frank of AT&T.;
In addition, online consumers can quickly access other time- and
money-saving AT&T; services from 555-1212.com, using a newly launched
Communication Center. This includes:
AT&T; One Rate Online: Users get 10 cents a minute long distance
with online billing and no monthly fee.
AT&T; Personal Network: Customers receive a full array of communications
services in one network for one low monthly fee, including fast,
reliable Internet access.
AT&T; Wireless: AT&T; Wireless offers calling plans and features
that make wireless calling simple, cost-effective and affordable.
AT&T; Inter@ctive Bill: With a click of a mouse, customers can
e-enable their AT&T; communications services.
AT&T; Prepaid Calling Cards: AT&T; PrePaid Cards are an easy way
for customers to stay connected.
In addition to the comprehensive collection of AT&T; services found
at the AT&T; Communications Center, customers can enjoy AT&T;'s world-class
customer care through a toll-free help line or online assistance
with billing or technical matters.
AT&T; (http://www.att.com) is the world's premier provider of voice
and data communications, with more than 80 million customers, including
businesses, government and consumers. AT&T; runs the world's largest
long-distance network and the largest wireless network in North
America. The company is a leading supplier of data and Internet
services for businesses and the nation's largest direct Internet
service provider to consumers. AT&T; also provides local telephone
service to a growing number of businesses.
ABOUT 555-1212.COM, INC.
Based in San Francisco, Calif., 555-1212.com, Inc. (http://www.555-1212.com)
is a leading telecom portal providing on-line telephone and Web
directory services. The 555-1212.com Web site is used by businesses
and consumers for area codes, phone numbers and related local information.
* 555-1212.com is a registered trademark of 555-1212.com, Inc.
AT&T; WorldNet and AT&T; One Rate are registered trademarks of AT&T;
Corporation in the United States and other countries. AT&T; is a
service mark of AT&T.; All other names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.
Rich Blasi - AT&T;