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Network Upgrades Let Marriott Lower Rates for Outgoing Calls and Provide Faster Internet for Properties

DALLAS, TX – August 11, 2015 — /BackupReview.info/ — Marriott International Inc.’s properties will see lower rates for outgoing calls and faster Internet from a new agreement with AT&T*. These improvements will help the hospitality leader provide a better experience. Guests using business and entertainment applications will benefit from the high-speed Internet service.

The three-year, $150 million deal provides the network architecture that will facilitate the move of Marriott’s applications to the cloud in the next three to five years. The deal also uses AT&T’s 4G LTE cellular network to provide wireless backup solutions. The backup facilitates Marriott’s constant access to critical business applications.

“AT&T has been one of Marriott’s longest standing technology providers. We’re thrilled to continue using their network solutions to help us better run our properties,” said Bob Galovic, vice president, IT Networks, Marriott International, Inc. “Moving our business applications to the cloud is more efficient. It will allow us to better meet the demands of our global business. It will also make it easier for our associates to work together and improve our overall guest experience. Using AT&T as our primary wireless back-up carrier will help us support the needs of our guests by making our networks and access to applications more reliable.”

AT&T features and benefits include:

  • Improved guest services— The network upgrades provide faster Internet services for guests. They can work efficiently, enjoy Internet access and entertainment or just stay in touch with family and friends.
  • Network consolidation, backup and protection— The new network design will allow Marriott to move their key business applications to the cloud over the next several years. The embedded AT&T LTE wireless backup solution will protect the properties from interruptions to the wireline connections.
  • Voice and data on one network— Marriott has a vision for running its voice services over the Internet. Bringing its voice and data onto a single network will be more reliable, easier to manage, and costs less. AT&T’s network will support Marriott’s move to an all Internet-based solution planned for late 2015. This approach will bring new features and abilities to Marriott’s properties and contact centers. AT&T’s network will help route guest calls to the proper Marriott associate for information about an existing reservation or help booking new reservations.
  • Dedicated maintenance center— AT&T provides a maintenance center that responds only to calls from Marriott. This will provide Marriott with timely solutions and support the continuous provision of AT&T services for guests to enjoy.

“The old ways of doing business are changing. More industry leaders, like Marriott, are using our fast and reliable network services to take their operations to the next level,” said Frank Jules, president, Global Business Solutions, AT&T. “We’re building our relationship with Marriott so its employees and guests will enjoy an even better experience at its North American properties.”

Learn more about Marriott International’s selection of AT&T as a preferred network and advanced services provider at our Networking Exchange Blog.

*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) helps millions of people and businesses around the globe stay connected through leading wireless, high-speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. We’re helping people mobilize their worlds with state-of-the-art communications, entertainment services and amazing innovations like connected cars and devices for homes, offices and points in between. Our U.S. wireless network offers customers the nation’s strongest LTE signal and the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network. We offer the best global wireless coverage*. We’re improving how our customers stay entertained and informed with AT&T U-verse® TV and High Speed Internet services. And businesses worldwide are serving their customers better with AT&T’s mobility and highly secure cloud solutions. Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at http://about.att.com. Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att.

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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers’ LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere.

*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. carrier. International services required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.

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