Friday, February 01, 2008

AT&T named official wireless service provider for the convention

WE'VE MOVED! Democratic Convention Watch is now at

Hope they do a better job than some of the stories I've heard about Nextel's service at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston.

DENVER - In an effort to ensure seamless communication throughout the 2008 Democratic National Convention, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today announced that AT&T has been named as the Official Wireless Service Provider for the event, to be held Aug. 25-28 in Denver.

"Our team is working extremely hard to ensure that the 2008 Democratic National Convention is a success - and an event to make our country proud," said Leah D. Daughtry, CEO of the DNCC. "But without a seamless, reliable wireless communications network to connect our Convention team during those critical four days, all of this advance planning would be for naught. That's why we are so pleased to welcome AT&T to our team. I have no doubt their state-of-the-art technology will provide dependable wireless service for us during the coming months and throughout Convention week."

Under the agreement, AT&T has committed various wireless communication devices and services to the DNCC, including smart devices, hardware, software and air cards allowing direct connection to the Internet.

"We are delighted to be working with the DNCC to provide wireless service and support at this summer's Convention," said Ralph de la Vega, president and CE0 of AT&T's wireless unit. "Open communication lies at the very heart of our democracy, and our company is privileged to offer the talents of our people and the capabilities of our wireless technologies to ensure that heart is strong."


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