AT&T Launches AT&T Alerts to Give Customers Meaningful Offers From Nearby Merchants
Written by AT&T   
Wednesday, 05 December 2012
Free Opt-in, Location-based Offers Service Puts Savings in the Pockets of AT&T Customers

DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of sifting through coupons, surfing the web for discount codes, and getting bogged down by daily deal emails?  AT&T Alerts, an innovative new service from AT&T*, can proactively deliver offers straight to AT&T wireless customers' phones--when and where they need them most.

Today, AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Alerts, a free opt-in, location-based text messaging alerts service that allows AT&T wireless customers nationwide to save money with relevant offers from nearby retailers on their mobile phones. AT&T Alerts uses geo-location technology and consumer preferences to deliver offers and rewards, without having to download an application.

How It Works

AT&T wireless customers text "JOIN" to ATTAlerts (288253787) to opt-in to the service and begin receiving discounts, rewards and offers via text message when they are near participating retailers and brands such as Gap, Staples, Zales, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Duracell, Motorola, Discover, and many more. Customers can customize offer preferences and settings to receive offers most relevant to them by visiting http://alerts.att.com/join. Text messages to and from AT&T Alerts are free. As an added bonus, customers who sign-up for AT&T Alerts will receive $5 off with a $10 minimum purchase at ATT.com**.

AT&T wireless customers can visit http://alerts.att.com/join to sign-up and learn more, or text "JOIN" to ATTAlerts (288253787) from their AT&T wireless phones.***

*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.

** $5 off certain accessories at ATT.com, $10 minimum purchase, see alerts.att.com/join for details

*** AT&T Alerts is not currently available for iPhone 5

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. 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 largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, 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.

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