BEVERLY, Mass., Aug. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to media reports regarding the Federal Communications Commission's review of Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:ATNI) pending sale of its U.S. retail wireless business, Michael T. Prior, Chief Executive Officer of ATN, issued the following statement: "As a matter of corporate policy, we do not comment on the status of pending regulatory matters. We continue to expect that the sale of our domestic retail wireless business will obtain the necessary regulatory approval and be completed in a timely manner." About Atlantic Tele-Network Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATNI), headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts, provides telecommunications services to rural, niche and other under-served markets and geographies in the United States, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Through our operating subsidiaries, we provide both wireless and wireline connectivity to residential and business customers, including a range of mobile wireless solutions, local exchange services and broadband internet services and are the owner and operator of terrestrial and submarine fiber optic transport systems. For more information, please visit www.atni.com.
CONTACT: Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. Michael T. Prior Chief Executive Officer 978-619-1300 Justin D. Benincasa Chief Financial Officer 978-619-1300