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AT&T Powers NASA's Deep Space Network

Press Release From: AT&T
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

AT&T* will help NASA improve communications across its Deep Space Network. Deep Space Network is the largest and most sensitive scientific telecommunications system in the world.

AT&T will provide a high speed VPN to connect Deep Space Network's giant radio antennas around the world. The highly secure and reliable AT&T VPN lets NASA protect and transmit data 3x faster than before.

And it's flexible. NASA can expand bandwidth as needed without costly hardware upgrades.

"Our technology helps NASA explore the furthest reaches of the known universe," said Mike Leff, Vice President - Civilian, AT&T Global Public Sector Solutions. "This is the latest technology enhancement we have brought to NASA in our more than 20 year relationship."

NASA's Deep Space Network supports communications for interplanetary spacecraft missions. It also provides radar and radio astronomy observations that improve our understanding of the solar system and the larger universe. About NASA's Deep Space Network.

*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 NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. www.nasa.gov 

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed Internet and voice services. We're the world's largest provider of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.* And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at http://about.att.com . Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att  and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att .

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