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AT&T Unwraps New Green Tree Store Just in Time for the Holidays
Dec 17, 2011 (07:12 AM EST)

The new store offers a "try before you buy" experience

GREEN TREE, Pa., Dec. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the growing demand for advanced wireless data products and services and to provide a new option for holiday shoppers, AT&T* today announced the grand opening of a new high-tech wireless store in the heart of Green Tree. The store offers a unique way for customers to interact with and shop for a wide array of communications and entertainment services, including a hands-on demonstration area to engage customers and provide a "try before you buy" service experience. 

"Green Tree is a vibrant community, with many retail options available to our residents and to those from around the area," said Green Tree Mayor C.F. Hammer. "We're thrilled that AT&T has chosen to invest and expand here, and we welcome them to Green Tree."

Mayor Hammer was joined by Green Tree Council President Mark Sampogna, Keith Wehner from Sen. Wayne Fontana's office, Nate Nevala from Congressman Tim Murphy's office and State Rep. Matt Smith for a special grand-opening celebration at the store.

This new store is another example of AT&T's ongoing investments and overall commitment to the region. AT&T invested more than $100 million in its Pennsylvania wireless and wireline networks in the first half of 2011 as part of our commitment to superior service in the state.

"Our Green Tree store redefines the sales experience by allowing consumers to test drive our entire portfolio of products and services in an innovative way," said Larry Evans, vice president and general manager, AT&T Ohio and western Pennsylvania.  "Whether customers are looking for the perfect holiday gift or shopping for themselves, our goal is to help people choose the best mix of products and services that meet their individual needs to stay connected everywhere they live and work."

Located at 970 Greentree Road in Pittsburgh, the store is led by industry veteran Laura Wolf and has a team of six trained sales consultants who can demonstrate a wide range of products and assist both consumers and business customers with purchasing decisions, customer service and technical support.  Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 8 a.m.8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.5 p.m.

"To help serve our local customers, we have hired four new employees for the store, who will work closely with our seasoned veterans.  We feel strongly that  adding jobs to the Pittsburgh retail landscape benefits both the local business community and consumers alike," Evans added.

To  celebrate the opening of this new store and just in time for customers looking to finish up their holiday shopping, AT&T will offer a free Sony Ericson Xperia™ Play 4G to customers who  sign a two-year service agreement  with data plan. Also, customers who purchase the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 for $479.99 will get a free Samsung Galaxy S™ II.

*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 AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, 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. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. 

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