Premier communications holding company, AT&T Inc
reportedly that it has successfully installed 1 million AT&T (News
) U-verse Voice digital home phone lines, which is now available to millions of homes across 22 states.
The latest U-verse Voice is a next-generation digital voice service delivered over the AT&T U-verse Internet Protocol network. It lets benefit from flexible triple- and quad-play bundles and also lets them choose from multiple combinations of U-verse TV, U-verse Voice, U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T wireless plans that offer significant savings and integrated features.
In addition, the U-verse Voice customers get single, combined voice mailbox for convenient access to their AT&T U-verse Voice and AT&T wireless messages. And also get to view their call logs on their PC or their TV screen, and initiate a call from their PC or TV.
Last fall, AT&T introduced Caller ID on TV, which lets U-verse TV and Voice customers view caller ID and voicemail notifications on their TV screen.
Official at AT&T said that they installed 248,000 U-verse lines in the fourth quarter of 2009, totaling 2.1 million U-verse TV subscribers nationwide and adding 1 million U-verse TV customers in the last year alone.
We knew we had the opportunity to revolutionize our consumer business with U-verse and our IP platform, and the growth of our U-verse TV, Voice and broadband services shows we're on the right track,' Anthony Tuggle, AT&T vice president of wireline voice products said.
He said that customers are choosing U-verse Voice for its reliability, advanced features and unmatched value as part of an integrated AT&T bundle. U-verse Voice will only get better as they continue to launch more calling apps and features.
As of the end of 2009, more than 90 percent of U-verse TV customers have turned to AT&T’s High Speed Internet, and more than 75 percent of U-verse TV customers have a triple- or quad-play.
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Edited by Amy Tierney