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AT&T Canada completes installation of 7-Eleven network

AT&T Canada Inc., today announced yesterday that it has completed installation of a high-speed data communication n...


March 4, 2003  


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AT&T Canada Inc., today announced yesterday that it has completed installation of a high-speed data communication network for the 7-Eleven Inc. chain, fulfilling a contract valued at $7 million.

The three-year data and equipment service includes a Frame Relay network connecting 7-Eleven’s 500 Canadian stores and their Dallas, Tex. headquarters.

In addition to providing 7-Eleven with reliable data flow, the major convenience store operator will also be able to launch new applications in their retail outlets including an advanced retail information system.

"It will allow us to effectively manage our business, including the rapid and reliable transfer of essential sales, inventory and operational data,” said Robert Gray, director of technology
management for 7-Eleven.

The company operates or franchises more than 5,800 7-Eleven stores in the U.S. and Canada.