Breaking News

Tweet TWEET

SiriusXM Selects AT&T to Connect Nissan Vehicles in North America

      SiriusXM Selects AT&T to Connect Nissan Vehicles in North America

PR Newswire

DALLAS, July 17, 2013

DALLAS, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T*, the leader in emerging
telecommunications services, today announced an agreement with Sirius XM Radio
(NASDAQ: SIRI) to provide mobile connectivity to support a suite of security
and services for Nissan automobiles in North America.

SiriusXM's in-vehicle telematics solution willprovide Nissan vehicle owners
24/7 emergency support for accidents, stolen vehicle tracking and roadside
assistance, along with a host of additional services to be announced at a
later date.

"Your future car is going to be a smartphone with four wheels with powerful
capabilities specifically built for a safe and enhanced customer experience,"
said Glenn Lurie, president of AT&T Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships
Organization. "By adding fast, reliable and built-in mobile internet for
SiriusXM's forthcoming in-car experience, we are powering a connected
experience inside Nissan automobiles for both drivers and passengers."

"As a Connected Vehicle services provider for Nissan, we are excited to work
with AT&T to deliver a world-class telematics service to Nissan vehicles,"
said Enrique Rodriguez, Executive Vice President, Operations and Products,
SiriusXM."SiriusXM is the leader in subscription services to the car and our
network provides ubiquitous coast-to-coast delivery of our unparalleled audio
entertainment and information services. Now, as we move into a connected
vehicle world, SiriusXM will provide a telematics service that will offer
Nissan vehicle owners a comprehensive set oftelematics, information and
entertainment services in their vehicle.A first for our industry."

SiriusXM will use the combination of satellite and cellular networks to expand
features for customers. This combination of networks will allow SiriusXM to
take advantage of both one-to-many and one-to-one network connectivity.

Telematics, Apps and Global Presence

AT&T has been an industry leader in telematics and related applications
development, offering a range of connectivity and services for cars
manufactured by a variety of global automotive makers. For more than a decade,
AT&T has provided world-class connected and M2M device support and
professional services to many of the world's largest device manufacturers and
global exporters of wireless-enabled equipment. AT&T has certified and
supports over 1,500 varieties of connected devices, with labs dedicated to
bringing new devices to market, global roaming and integrated SIM
provisioning, and billing and reporting tools.

Many of these advancements are being made possible as a result of AT&T's
innovation programs, which include the AT&T Foundry, TIP (an internal
innovation program) and AT&T Labs. Researchers are utilizing decades of speech
recognition expertise, backed by the AT&T Watson speech engine to deliver a
complete cloud-based, voice-enabled virtual assistant for use by automotive
manufacturers. AT&T also provides support for hands-free speech-enabled
services to prevent driver distraction, as well as remote vehicle functions
such as door lock/unlock, remote start, and vehicle location services.

AT&T was also the first to enter the market with a proprietary, single global
SIM platform enabling automotive, consumer and M2M equipment makers the
ability to work through a single carrier to wirelessly enable and connect
products. Announced last year, AT&T's single SIM platform delivers built-in
access to wireless and data networks throughout most of the world, with
service in more than 200 countries and access to more than 600 carriers
worldwide. AT&T's platform is backed by a world-class service-management
solution, AT&T Control Center powered by Jasper Wireless, and offers powerful
global diagnostic, monitoring, and alert/response capabilities proven to help
automate operations and reduce the total cost associated with globally
connected vehicles, consumer devices and M2M deployment.

*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 Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by
revenue and has more than 25 million subscribers.SiriusXM creates and
broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy;
news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin
music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles
from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and
online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the
SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and
other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM
Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.

On social media, join the SiriusXM community on Facebook,
facebook.com/siriusxm, Twitter, twitter.com/siriusxm, Instagram,
instagram.com/siriusxm, and YouTube at youtube.com/siriusxm.

This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements
include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and
operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with
respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements
identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will
continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan,"
"projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking
statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our
management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and
competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to
predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ
materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ
materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the
forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of
radio and audio services; our dependence upon automakers; general economic
conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured;
our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties
we pay for music rights; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future
litigation; rapid technological and industry change; failure of third parties
to perform; changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; and our
substantial indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to
differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can
be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,
2012, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC")
and available at the SEC's Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). The
information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we
disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements
as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.

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 largest 4G 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 services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV
brands. 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 http://www.att.com/aboutus
or follow our news on @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and
YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att.

^© 2013 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. 4G not available
everywhere. 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.

Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Information set forth in this press release contains financial estimates and
other forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties,
and actual results might differ materially. A discussion of factors that may
affect future results is contained in AT&T's filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. AT&T disclaims any obligation to update and revise
statements contained in this news release based on new information or
otherwise.

SOURCE AT&T Inc.

Website: http://www.att.com
Contact: Warner May, 404-986-1807, warner.may@att.com
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.