SBC and Bellsouth to Webcast Cingular Wireless Conference Call December 1 to Provide Merger Integration Progress Report
San Antonio, Texas, Atlanta, Georgia, November 22, 2004
SBC Communications Inc. (NYSE:SBC) and BellSouth Corporation (NYSE:BLS), parent companies of Cingular Wireless, will webcast an investor conference call hosted by Cingular at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004. During this call, the companies will provide an operational and financial update on Cingular Wireless' acquisition of AT&T Wireless, which was completed on Oct. 26, 2004.
SBC owns 60 percent and BellSouth owns 40 percent of Cingular Wireless.
The call will include comments from senior executives of Cingular, SBC and BellSouth, followed by a question and answer period. Presentations will cover marketing, customer service and network activities as well as a review of financial expectations.
Access to the webcast and slides for the call will be available live and for replay on SBC's website at www.sbc.com/investor_relations, on BellSouth's website at www.bellsouth.com/investor, and on Cingular's website at www.cingular.com/investors.
SBC Communications Inc. is a Fortune 50 company whose subsidiaries, operating under the SBC brand, provide a full range of voice, data, networking, e-business, directory publishing and advertising, and related services to businesses, consumers and other telecommunications providers.SBC holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which serves more than 46 million wireless customers. SBC companies provide high-speed DSL Internet access lines to more American consumers than any other provider and are among the nation's leading providers of Internet services. SBC companies also now offer satellite TV service. Additional information about SBC and SBC products and services is available at www.sbc.com.
BellSouth Corporation is a Fortune 100 communications company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and a parent company of Cingular Wireless, the nation's largest wireless voice and data provider.
Backed by award winning customer service, BellSouth offers the most comprehensive and innovative package of voice and data services available in the market. Through BellSouth Answers®, residential and small business customers can bundle their local and long distance service with dial up and high speed DSL Internet access, satellite television and Cingular® Wireless service. For businesses, BellSouth provides secure, reliable local and long distance voice and data networking solutions. BellSouth also offers online and directory advertising through BellSouth® RealPages.com® and The Real Yellow Pages®.