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AT&T Hires Nearly 3,000 Floridians in 2013; Seeks Applicants For Nearly 450 Current Openings Statewide

MIAMI, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced it is looking for applicants to fill nearly 450 jobs statewide, including nearly 200 newly created jobs. This comes as the company tallies its 2013 hires in Florida at nearly 3,000, including wire technician, retail, call center, IT/engineering, business solutions, consumer sales, and corporate support positions.

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Most of the job openings have been spurred by AT&T's focus on delivering an effortless customer experience and Project Velocity IP (VIP). Project VIP is a multibillion dollar investment plan to expand and enhance AT&T's IP broadband networks to support customers' growing desire for high-speed Internet access and new mobile, app and cloud-based services. As part of Project VIP, AT&T plans to increase the density of its wireless network by adding more cell sites nationwide, as well as deploying more small cells and Distributed Antenna Systems.

"AT&T continues to expand its customer base in Florida and invest in our networks to ensure we are providing the high level of service customers have come to expect of the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network," said AT&T Florida President Joe York. "These jobs are part of our commitment to this level of customer service and to support our growth in Florida. On behalf of AT&T Florida I want to personally thank Governor Scott for his continued commitment to creating an environment in Florida where businesses like AT&T can grow, and we are proud to join him in saying 'let's keep working.'"

AT&T jobs are among the best in the world and full- and part-time positions include competitive wages and benefits. AT&T currently employs more than 15,000 employees throughout Florida and consistently hires new talent. AT&T is regularly recognized for training and development programs that are among the best in the country. In 2012, the company invested about $280 million in employee training and approximately $26.6 million in tuition aid. AT&T is committed to and has been recognized for diversity and veteran recruiting

More information on AT&T's current Florida jobs openings can be found at connect.att.jobs/florida. Military veterans can learn more about careers at AT&T at att.jobs/doing-great-things/military.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliatesAT&T operating companiesare the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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Reliability claim based on data transfer completion rates on nationwide 4G LTE networks. 4G LTE availability varies.

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