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Final hh - 14.3.12 - cleveland peg release

  1. 1. For more information, contact: Holly Hollingsworth, Media Relations AT&T Ohio 614-223-5711 Maureen Harper, Mayor’s Office of Communications City of Cleveland 216-664-4011 CITY OF CLEVELAND’S TV20 NOW AVAILABLE ON AT&T U-VERSE TV Adds Public, Education and Government (PEG) original programming CLEVELAND(Mar.12, 2014) —AT&T Ohio and the City ofClevelandtoday announced that TV20, the City of Cleveland’s Public, Education and Government (PEG) channel, is now available on AT&T U- verse® TV Channel 99throughout the Cleveland area. ―TV20 is a valuable source of news and information about the City of Cleveland for residents and having it available on AT&T U-Verse has expanded our reach, said Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson. ―I am pleased to see this kind of investment coming into the community.‖ On the air 24 hours a day, TV20 airs press conferences and interviews with Mayor Jackson and his Administration, offers ―live coverage‖ of Cleveland City Council Committee meetings, has a weekly news program, covers youth sports and creates original programming targeting public safety, public health, and quality of life in the city of Cleveland. It also serves as a bulletin board for job information, city service delivery updates and emergency information. PEG programming on U-verse TV is conveniently located on U-verse TV Channel 99, as well as in the U-verse TV Main Menu for all U-verse TV subscribers, which enables all U-verse TV customersinthe Cleveland area to view. This allows programmers to have a larger audience to show their content, while increasing overall access by allowing consumers to learn about issues outside their own community.
  2. 2. AT&T U-verse launched in Ohio in 2007. U-verse TV is one component of AT&T’s Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and enhance AT&T’s wireless and wired IP broadband networks. A customer benefit of these investment plans is AT&T’s plan to make U-verse TV, high-speed Internet and U-verse Voice available to 8.5 million more customers by the end of 2015. ―AT&T will continue to enhance the capabilities of U-verse on a regular basis,‖ said Mylayna Albright, Vice President, External Affairs, AT&T Ohio. ―The PEG programming available on Channel 99 and through the Main Menu of U-verse TV provides our Cleveland area U-verseTV customers access to insightful and locally-based programming.‖ AT&T invested more than $350million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Cleveland between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. Additionally, in 2013 AT&T hired more than 900 new employees in Ohio, many as the result of the company’s continued investment in Ohio to support customer service and network operations. Over the past six years (2008 to 2013), AT&T invested more than $140 billion into its wireless and wireline networks, when you combine capital and spectrum acquisitions. Since 2008, AT&T has invested more capital into the U.S. economy than any other public company. In a September 2013 report, the Progressive Policy Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. ―Investment Heroes.‖ For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it’s available in your area — visit AT&T U-verse. Find More Information Online: Website Links: Related Media Kits: AT&T Website AT&T U-verse Website AT&T U-verse on Facebook AT&T U-verse Related Releases: Related Fact Sheets: AT&T U-verse Mobile App Expands to Make Mobile TV Viewing Easy on More Android, Windows Phone Devices AT&T Expands U-verse Mobile to Android Devices Industry’s First Integrated Wireless Receiver Gives U- Verse TV Customers More Freedom to Easily Watch TV Anywhere, in Any Room in the Home U-verse At a Glance Infographic U-verse Update U-verse Multiscreen Current Features U-verse Voice What’s IPTV? Total Home DVR
  3. 3. *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. ** Claim based on comparison of major TV providers’ percentage growth in subscriber counts and national market share data over the last 11 quarters combined. 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 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 service with 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. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at or follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at and YouTube at © 2014 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse. Call or go to to see if you qualify.