Milwaukee, WI (PressExposure) October 05, 2007 -- AT&T was selected out of 400 companies for its exemplary leadership, innovation and execution. Other attributes were also considered, including financial metrics, Wall Street forecasts, corporate governance ratings and other public information. AT&T was also positioned in the "Leader Quadrant" of gartner's Magic Quadrant amoung U.S. Wireless providers. AT&T Inc. announced that leading industry analyst firm Gartner Inc. has positioned AT&T in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2007 "Magic Quadrant for U.S. Wireless Service Providers" report.*
According to Gartner, the U.S. Wireless Services Provider Magic Quadrant report assesses suppliers of wireless and mobile enterprise networking solutions in the U.S based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision. This includes "cellular voice, low- and high-speed data services, and remote access services." In addition, it includes "large U.S. cellular service providers that own licenses, or have partnered to sell regional or national enterprise wireless voice and data services, in Tier 1 and Tier 2 markets."
Gartner defines Leaders as wireless companies that "impact competitors by the choices they make in technology and handset offerings, their focus on the enterprise segment, and their capability to differentiate and be first to market with unique products. The launch of a new handset or technology, recognizing the need for coverage in a specific area or partnering with new application providers must all be done with an enterprise focus."