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Neighborhood Link

Raymond Robinson
303-830-0123 x111

AT&T Wireless

Sibyl Langley


Leading Civic Resource Continues Growth and Expansion

DENVER, CO., July 31, 2001 - Neighborhood Link (, the Internet-based community network that provides metropolitan-area neighborhood associations their own free, interactive Web sites today announced the formation of its first nationwide community sponsorship with AT&T Wireless ( The company also announced that it has launched its service in 15 new markets this year, bringing its unique service to more than 39 major metropolitan areas throughout the United States.

This alliance with AT&T Wireless launches Neighborhood Link into a wireless environment by providing its valuable neighborhood-related content on AT&T Digital PocketNetsm service and provides Neighborhood Link users with important new content from AT&T. AT&T Digital PocketNet subscribers will now have access to local calendar information, local school phone numbers and addresses, specific neighborhood information, including the neighborhood association newsletter and association contact information, as well as access to all community pages and all information in the Neighborhood Link Police & Safety section. AT&T Wireless will provide Neighborhood Link’s 27,000 online neighborhoods with information on local AT&T sponsored events, more detailed information on AT&T Digital PocketNet service as well as tips on responsible and safe use of wireless phones.

“We are very excited that a major wireless company like AT&T Wireless has selected Neighborhood Link to team up with,” said Ted Pinkowitz, President and CEO of Neighborhood Link. “This alliance helps to bring our one-of-a-kind civic service to more neighborhoods and community groups across the country and is an outstanding match for Neighborhood Link.”

“AT&T Wireless is proud to continue our strong tradition of providing active support to our local communities,” said Jane O’Donaghue, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for AT&T Wireless. “By making Neighborhood Link available to our AT&T Digital PocketNet users, community residents can now have unlimited important information free of charge while traveling throughout their neighborhoods and communities.”

Neighborhood Link currently serves the following 39 U.S. metropolitan areas - Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver/Colorado Springs/Ft. Collins, Detroit, Honolulu, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles County Cities, Louisville, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Orange County, Orlando, Phoenix/Tucson, Pittsburgh, Portland/Vancouver, Riverside, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco/East Bay, San Jose, Seattle, and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Washington D.C. - and plans to be in an additional 11 markets by August, 2001.

About Neighborhood Link: Founded in 1998, Neighborhood Link ( becomes fully integrated into communities through partnerships with local governments, neighborhood groups and community organizations, including public schools, libraries and police departments. Denver-based Neighborhood Link is currently deployed in hundreds of cities throughout 39 major U.S. markets, and has more than 27,000 neighborhoods online. For more information about obtaining free neighborhood or clubs and organizations Web sites or about becoming a corporate sponsor, call toll-free 1-888-241-0123.

About AT&T Wireless: AT&T Wireless (NYSE: AWE) is the largest independently-traded wireless carrier in the United States, following the split-off from AT&T on July 9, 2001. The company operates one of the largest digital wireless networks in North America. With more than 16.4 million subscribers, and full-year 2000 revenues exceeding $10.4 billion, AT&T Wireless is committed to being among the first to deliver the next generation of wireless products and services. Today, customers receive high-quality wireless communications services, whether mobile or fixed, voice or data, to businesses or consumers, in the U.S. and internationally.

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