AT&T Expands its Fiber Footprint

It just keeps getting better for AT&T customers and those folks who want to become AT&T customers. The company’s 1000Mbps technology continues to roll out across the country, and it’s bringing a new standard of internet speed and quality wherever it goes.

According to a press release yesterday, the company is moving into two new cities in the south. Want the details? Of course you do, and that’s why we’ve got it straight from them, in the form of a press release that explains everything.

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The following is an exerpt from AT&T’s press release.

Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds Available in 2 New Metro Areas and Expanding in 20 Current Metro Areas Powered by AT&T Fiber

To continue to improve how our customers connect, we’ve launched our ultra-fast internet service in 2 new metro areas – Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss. and Savannah Ga. We’ve also expanded availability to over 60 communities across 20 major metros where we have service.1

We now market our 100% fiber network powered by AT&T Fiber to over 5.5 million locations across 57 metros. Out of these locations, over 2 million subscribers choose internet service from AT&T.

We’ve added more than 1.5 million locations this year. These launches extend our lead as the largest fiber network within our 21-state home internet footprint.2 We plan to add another 1.5 million locations by the end of the year, which will total at least 7 million locations able to access our 100% fiber network.

“The boundaries between work and home are collapsing,” said Eric Boyer, senior vice president – product marketing, AT&T. “Customers are using the ultra-fast speeds powered by AT&T Fiber to access remote desktops, stream entertainment, upload to social, use cloud based computing applications and more.”

An ultra-fast internet connection powered by AT&T Fiber lets you quickly access and stream the latest online movies, music and games. You can easily telecommute, video-conference, upload and download photos and videos, and connect faster to the cloud.

Eligible locations can choose from a range of internet speed plans on our 100% fiber network designed to deliver the same speeds up and down. These plans include AT&T Internet 50, AT&T Internet 100 and AT&T Internet 1000.3

Existing metro areas where we expanded availability today include:

  • Atlanta
  • Augusta
  • Birmingham
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Detroit
  • Fresno
  • Indianapolis
  • Jacksonville
  • Los Angeles
  • Louisville
  • Memphis
  • Miami
  • Milwaukee
  • Nashville
  • Oklahoma
  • Sacramento
  • San Antonio
  • San Francisco
  • St. Louis

1Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area. Go to ATT Internet Service Plans – High Speed Internet Providers to see if you qualify.

2 Based on publicly available data for the top fiber providers in the AT&T operating footprint.

3Actual customer speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. Download speeds are typically up to 940Mbps due to overhead capacity reserved to deliver the data.

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