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AT&T Brings More Choice to International Calling With New Mobile App

Nov 08, 2011

DALLAS and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AT&T* smartphone customers now have another way to stay in touch with family and friends abroad. Introducing AT&T Call International — a free mobile VoIP app — providing international long distance (ILD) calling at low, competitive rates.

Developed with and operated by 8x8 Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), a provider of innovative business communications solutions, AT&T smartphone** customers can use the app to make calls from the U.S. to international numbers; and when abroad, customers will benefit from the same low rates using the app over Wi-Fi**. Countries and rates are available at www.att.com/callinternational.

The app provides simple, step-by-step instructions to establish an AT&T Call International account. Once established, customers can immediately make international calls through the app by either dialing directly or by accessing their existing contacts list. All calls are billed directly to the customer's credit card.

The AT&T Call International app is available today as a free download in Android Market, BlackBerry AppWorld and more.

For information on other AT&T international services, including discount roaming packages for data, messaging and voice, as well as travel tips, visit www.att.com/global.

Web Site Links:
AT&T Web Site
AT&T Global

 
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*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.

**If you are placing a call from abroad, you must be connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot in an available country. For a list of available countries, see www.att.com/callinternational.   

***AT&T Call International is currently available to iPhone, BlackBerry and Android smartphones. For a complete list of compatible devices, see www.att.com/callinternationalWi-Fi roaming is only available on iPhone and Android smartphones.

Regular airtime rates apply when calling from the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S.V.I. A small amount of domestic data usage also applies when connecting a call. Calls to wireless numbers and numbers for special services such as Premium Rated Services may cost more than calls to wireline numbers. For a complete list of rates, view the "International Calling Rates" Information under the "My Account" section of the App or visit www.att.com/callinternational.

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 affiliates — AT&T operating companies — are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, 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® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. 

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About 8x8

8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), a pioneer in the development of cloud-based VoIP, video, mobile, and unified communications solutions, leverages its patented software technologies to deliver industry-leading SaaS applications to businesses of any size with employees in any location. We offer integrated business communications and cloud computing services that are designed to meet the highest levels of availability, reliability and scalability. Increasingly, businesses are finding they can reduce costs, improve productivity, and be positioned competitively for the future by choosing 8x8 for their mission critical, cloud-based communications and computing needs. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Facebook and Twitter.

CONTACT: Kelleigh Beal

         Fleishman Hillard for AT&T Corporate Communications

         Office: 404-986-1812

         E-mail: kelleigh.beal@att.com



         Joan Citelli

         8x8

         Office: 408-654-0970

         E-mail: joan.citelli@8x8.com
Source: 8x8, Inc.

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