SAN ANTONIO, TX. (Top40 Charts/ AT&T Inc.) - AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Music
Choice today announced a distribution agreement to deliver dozens of Music
Choice digital audio music channels as part of the AT&T U-verse(SM) TV channel lineup.
Under the agreement, AT&T U-verse TV customers will have access to dozens of interruption-free music channels from Music Choice, including a selection of rock, pop, rap, country, oldies and classical music channels featuring both emerging and established artists. In addition, the channels offer U-verse customers compelling visual content, such as artist photos and album, song and artist information.
"AT&T U-verse TV is committed to delivering the best music entertainment experience to our customers," said Dan York, head of programming, AT&T Operations, Inc. "All music aficionados will be able to enjoy their favorite music and artists with Music Choice's wide variety of channel playlists and programming."
"Music Choice is excited to join the list of programmers that have partnered with AT&T to enhance their new U-verse TV service," says David Del Beccaro, president and CEO, Music Choice. "The Music Choice audio channels are viewed in millions of homes every week, and now AT&T U-verse customers will be able to experience what makes Music Choice programming so popular."
AT&T U-verse TV is delivered by Project Lightspeed, the company's initiative to expand the fiber-optics network deeper into neighborhoods to deliver U-verse TV, AT&T Yahoo!(R) High Speed Internet U-verse Enabled and, in the future, Voice over IP services. Through its subsidiaries, AT&T expects to reach nearly 19 million households by the end of 2008 as part of its initial deployment, using fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) technologies.