AT&T Expands Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in Atlanta Area
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AT&T Fiber Now Available to 750,000 Metro Atlanta Area Homes, Apartments and Small Business Locations
Available in Parts of 33 Cities and Counties, Including 42 Neighborhoods with More Underway
Atlanta, June 26, 2018 — To continue to improve how our customers connect, AT&T* is accelerating investment to expand and enhance its 100% fiber network powered by AT&T Fiber. Ultra-fast internet speeds are now available to more than 750,000 locations across the Atlanta area, including in parts of more than 33 cities and counties and 42 neighborhoods. We plan to continue to expand in the Atlanta area, reaching at least an additional 10 neighborhoods by the end of 2018.
Parts of the following cities and counties in the Metro Atlanta area are eligible for our fastest internet service from AT&T, including but not limited to: Acworth, Alpharetta, Athens, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, College Park, Covington, Decatur, DeKalb County, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Point, Forest Park, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hapeville, Henry County, Johns Creek, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, McDonough, Milton, Newnan, Paulding County, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, and Suwanee.
Parts of the following neighborhoods in the Atlanta area are currently eligible for our fastest internet service from AT&T, including but not limited to: Adams Park, Ansley Park, Ashview Heights, Avondale Estates, Cabbagetown, Capitol View, Capitol View Manor, Carroll Heights, Cascade Avenue, Chastain Park, Collier Heights, Collier Hills, East Atlanta, East Lake, Edgewood, Fairburn Heights, Garden Hills, Grant Park, High Point, Inman Park, Kirkwood, Lindbergh, Lindridge - Martin Manor, Mechanicsville, Midtown, Morningside - Lenox Park, Mozley Park, North Buckhead, Ormewood Park, Peachtree Heights West, Peoplestown, Reynoldstown, South Tuxedo Park, Summerhill, Sweet Auburn, Sylvan Hills, Venetian Hills, Virginia Highland, Washington Park, West End, West View, and Wildwood.
Some of the additional area neighborhoods where we plan to make AT&T Fiber service available by the end of the year include: Audubon Forest West, Atlantic Station, Cascade Heights, Home Park, Lake Claire, Monroe Heights, Old Fourth Ward, Underwood Hills, West Lake, and many more.
“AT&T is proud of our extensive fiber footprint in Atlanta, which is just part of our decades-long history of commitment to Atlanta. Through access to ultra-fast internet, residents and businesses are better positioned to grow, innovate and ensure our city is positioned for success,” said Bill Leahy, president of AT&T Georgia. “The significant investments we’re making in Atlanta allow our thousands of local AT&T employees to continue their legacy of helping drive opportunity in their hometown.”
Communities in Georgia are among the 9 million locations across 70 metros nationwide where our ultra-fast internet service is currently available. We plan to reach at least 14 million locations across at least 84 metro areas by mid-2019.
Residents looking for more information on speeds and availability can click here. Businesses interested in AT&T Business Fiber can learn more at att.com/businessfiber. For more information on AT&T Fiber for residential customers, visit att.com/getfiber.
AT&T in Georgia:
AT&T invested more than $5 billion in its wireless and wireline networks in Georgia between 2014 through 2016 and has more than 4 million strand miles of fiber optics stretching across our footprint in Georgia. This drives upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers.
AT&T is the largest U.S.-based provider of fiber for business services nationwide. Across Georgia, AT&T covers more than 106,000 business customer locations with high-speed internet services.
1Actual customer speeds may vary. Download speeds are typically up to 940Mbps due to overhead capacity reserved to deliver the data.
2Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area. Go to https://www.att.com/internet/ to see if you qualify.
3After 12 months, price moves to standard rate of $90/mo.
4Speed/Time examples are estimates.
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