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AT&T Inc. Announces Tender Offers For Certain Outstanding Debt Securities

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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and (“ AT&T”) today announced that it has commenced tender offers to purchase for cash certain debt securities listed in the tables below (collectively, the ―“ Securities” and each a ―“ series” of Securities).

Any and All Tender Offers

The Company is offering to purchase for cash any and all of the fifteen series of notes described in the table below:

Title of Security   Issuer   CUSIP Number  

Principal Amount Outstanding

7.12% Debentures due 2097   BellSouth Corporation (1)   079857AF5   $293,144,000
7% Debentures due 2095   BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC (2)   079867AP2   $240,899,000
6.65% Zero-to-Full Debentures due 2095   BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC (2)   079867AS6   $268,962,000
7.875% Debentures due 2030   BellSouth Corporation (1)   079857AH1   $690,220,000
6.875% Notes due 2031   BellSouth Corporation   079860AD4   $505,451,000
6.550% Notes due 2034   BellSouth Corporation   079860AE2   $510,459,000
6.875% Debentures due 2027   Ameritech Capital Funding Corporation   030955AJ7   $200,000,000
6.55% Debentures due 2028   Ameritech Capital Funding Corporation   030955AN8   $400,000,000
7.30% Debentures due 2026   Indiana Bell Telephone Co., Inc.   454614AK4   $150,000,000
7% Debentures due 2025   BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC (2)   079867AM9   $300,000,000
6.00% Notes due 2034   BellSouth Corporation   079860AK8   $528,871,000
6.375% Debentures due 2028   BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC (2)   079867AW7   $500,000,000
6.800% Notes due 2036   AT&T Inc.   00206RAB8   $267,870,000
8.750% Senior Notes due 2031   New Cingular Wireless Services, Inc. (3)   00209AAF3   $896,496,000
6.500% Notes due 2029   AT&T Corp.   001957AW9   $263,472,000

(1) These notes were issued by BellSouth Capital Funding Corporation, which subsequently merged with and into BellSouth Corporation.

(2) Formerly known as BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.

(3) Formerly known as AT&T Wireless Services, Inc.


Maximum Tender Offers

The Company is offering to purchase for cash the nine series of notes described in the table below in an aggregate principal amount of up to $4,000,000,000 less the aggregate principal amount of notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase in the Any and All Tender Offers (as defined below).

Title of Security   Issuer   CUSIP Number  

Principal Amount Outstanding


Acceptance Priority Level

5.20% Notes due 2016 (1)   BellSouth Corporation   079860AL6   $400,000,000   1
5.625% Global Notes due 2016 (1)   AT&T Inc. (2)   78387GAL7   $1,250,000,000   2
6.500% Global Notes due 2037   AT&T Inc.   00206RAD4   $1,981,282,000   3
6.300% Global Notes due 2038   AT&T Inc.   00206RAG7   $2,750,000,000   4
6.55% Global Notes due 2039   AT&T Inc.   00206RAS1   $2,250,000,000   5
6.450% Global Notes due 2034   AT&T Inc. (3)   78387GAM5   $491,219,000   6
6.40% Global Notes due 2038   AT&T Inc.   00206RAN2   $445,620,000   7
6.150% Global Notes due 2034   AT&T Inc. (3)   78387GAQ6   $586,254,000   8
7.125% Debentures due 2026   Pacific Bell Telephone Company (4)   694032AT0   $625,000,000   9

(1) The maximum aggregate principal amount of 5.20% Notes due 2016 and 5.625% Global Notes due 2016 that shall be accepted in the aggregate in the Maximum Tender Offers (as defined below) is $500,000,000.

(2) Some of these notes were issued by SBC Communications Inc., which is now known as AT&T Inc.

(3) AT&T Inc. was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc.

(4) Pacific Bell Telephone Company was formerly known as Pacific Bell.


Holders whose Securities are accepted for purchase will receive accrued and unpaid interest from the last interest payment date up to, but not including, the applicable settlement date.

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