September 23, 2008

AT&T Delivers Advanced Voice Services Across 1,200 Locations for OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. today announced a two-year contract with OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC. The contract will provide AT&T Business Network Voice Access service to approximately 1,200 OSI locations, including at Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Roy's and Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar restaurants.

"We were looking for a way to control costs and increase efficiency, because margins in the casual-dining market are tight," said Dusty Williams, chief information officer, OSI. "AT&T's Business Network voice solution will help us enhance productivity and maintain the velocity of communications required to keep our restaurants connected and running."

The AT&T solution provides a tool for the ongoing management of AT&T services and establishes a single point of contact for long distance and local services for many OSI restaurants. Overall, AT&T's Business Network voice solution will help control the cost of long distance service and enable the restaurant group to make the most of its communications capabilities. The solution will further allow OSI to easily integrate additional communications and network services from AT&T in the future.

About OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC

OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, was founded in 1988 by those who believe in hospitality, sharing, quality, being courageous and having fun! OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC is a company of restaurants that owns and operates Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Roy's Restaurant, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Lee Roy Selmon's, Cheeseburger in Paradise and Blue Coral Seafood & Spirits.

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