Circuit of The Americas™ - Built for Speed On and Off the Track With Help From AT&T

Circuit of The Americas™ - Built for Speed On and Off the Track With Help From

New Texas circuit first in global motorsport built with an entirely IP-based
infrastructure from inception

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Nov. 9, 2012

DALLAS, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's newest premium motorsport and
entertainment venue, Circuit of The Americas, in Austin, Texas, will host some
of the fastest race cars in the world, as well as one of the fastest and most
state-of-the-art high-speed data and wireless networks powered by AT&T*. The
new venue will open over the weekend of November 16-18 as it hosts the 2012

As a proud sponsor of Circuit of The Americas, AT&T will be able to showcase
its cutting edge networking solutions that will help the motorsports teams,
broadcasters and venue management deliver high-speed data connectivity and
high definition media distribution. AT&T is also a sponsor of the on-site
44,000-square foot Circuit of The Americas Events and Conference Center, a
unique facility at the venue providing a flexible multi-use space.

Circuit of The Americas is the first newly built circuit in global motorsports
to have an entirely IP-based infrastructure. This handles all voice, data and
HD video communications at the circuit, offering fixed and mobile access. The
advanced AT&T IP-centric network is designed to support the circuit's primary
objectives: to deliver safe events at a world-class facility with the
technology to engage fans on-site.

"As a brand new venue AT&T has been able to build our technology into Circuit
of The Americas from day one. This means they can use the most powerful
communications tools immediately, putting the management in control," said
Andy Geisse, CEO of AT&T Business Solutions. "An AT&T team has been on-site at
every stage of construction, ensuring Circuit of The Americas has one of the
most advanced communications networks of any sporting venue in the world."

Circuit of The Americas selected AT&T as communications infrastructure
provider for the venue to satisfy the variety of activities and adapt to its
myriad of needs. At the core of the AT&T IP solution is the Race Control room
which oversees 44 cameras around the circuit andgives event organizers access
to the most up-to-date information from around the track. The AT&T team has
installed almost 100 miles of internal cabling to connect all the venue
systems, more than 20 miles of fiber optic 'backbone' and provided 12
terabytes of image storage.

"Through our work with AT&T, we have ensured this venue will be a marquee
location for international racing and other entertainment events with some of
the most advanced communications technology available," said Circuit President
Steve Sexton. "We were looking for an advanced communications technology
provider, and AT&T's strategic objectives aligned with ours in a unique way.
We look forward to a great relationship."

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
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About Circuit of The Americas

Circuit of The Americas is a world-class destination for performance,
education and business. It is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in
the United States designed for any and all classes of racing, from motor power
to human power, and is home to the 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™
set for Nov. 16-18. Racing series joining the Circuit's 2013 line-up include
MotoGP™, V8 Supercars™ and GRAND-AM Road Racing™.

The Circuit of The Americas' master plan features a variety of permanent
structures designed for business, education, entertainment and race use. Its
signature element is a 3.4-mile circuit track. Other support buildings include
an expansive outdoor live music space, an iconic 251-foot tower with
observation deck, an events and conference center, a banquet hall as well as a
state-of-the-art medical facility. For more information and downloadable
video, audio and photos, visit:


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