AT&T waives data overage charges for some customers

The following is attributed to AT&T.


We Have Your Internet Needs Covered Through September 30

You’ve got a lot of things on your mind right now, so we’re going to help carry the load by continuing to waive home Internet data overage charges for AT&T Internet customers through September 30. That means new and existing AT&T FiberSM1 and AT&T Internet customers2 can continue to video conference, binge shows and movies, play video games, etc., and won’t see overage charges on their home Internet bill.

AT&T is committed to being one of the nation’s largest high-speed internet providers. And we’re doing that through our investments in network technology, like fiber. Fiber is at the core of our networks. We’re using fiber for the delivery of high-speed internet services to customer locations, as well as in our network to support our deployment of 5G service.

With AT&T Fiber, customers have access to fast and reliable Internet that enables them to stay connected, whether it’s for work or play. We offer up to a 1 gigabit Internet connection on our 100% fiber network powered by AT&T Fiber to homes, apartments and small business locations.3 This ultra-fast internet connection lets customers quickly access what they want, and on multiple devices. Fiber is our fastest Internet experience, delivering faster upload speeds4 and more bandwidth than cable,symmetrical upload and download speeds and over 99% reliability.6

Customers can jump in and try our superfast 1 GIG Internet standalone or bundled with AT&T TV, all while getting access to HBO Max included at no additional cost.

Our 100% fiber network is in parts of 85 metros nationwide available at more than 14 million locations. We have the largest fiber network across the 21 states where we offer home internet service. Fiber-enhanced speeds bring new possibilities for technology innovators and businesses, as well as consumers who want faster speeds for surfing, shopping, gaming, social networking, business transactions, remote learning and more.

1 Limited availability.  May not be available in your area.

2 Excludes DSL and Fixed Wireless Internet.  Also excludes AT&T Wireless Internet and Mobility plans

†† Internet speed claims represent maximum network service capability speeds and based on wired connection to gateway. Actual customer speeds may vary based on a number of factors and are not guaranteed.  Download speeds are typically up to 940Mbps due to overhead capacity reserved to deliver the data.  For more information, go to www.att.com/speed101.

4 Comparison of Internet 1000 wired upload connection speed to major cable providers: Xfinity, Spectrum & Cox 1GIG cable service with upload speeds of 35mbps. 

5 Based on combined upload and download capacity versus major cable providers: Xfinity, Spectrum & Cox 1GIG cable service with upload speeds of 35mbps.

6 Based on network availability.

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