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Posted by AT&T Mississippi Team on December 19, 2018.

Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds Available to Homes, Apartments and Small Business Locations in Parts of Hattiesburg, Starkville and Tupelo

Jackson, Miss, Dec. 13, 2018 — AT&T* is now offering a 1 gigabit connection1 on our 100% fiber network powered by AT&T FiberSM to customer locations in parts of Hattiesburg, Starkville and Tupelo.2

We now market our ultra-fast low-latency internet service powered by AT&T Fiber in more than 10 million locations across 84 metros nationwide. In 2018, we added over 3 million locations and we plan to reach at least 14 million locations by mid-2019.

“More than 2,800 men and women who work for AT&T and call Mississippi home continue working to bring better, more reliable and faster connectivity to the people of our state,” said Mayo Flynt, President of AT&T Mississippi. “With additional fiber networks now available in parts of Hattiesburg, Starkville and Tupelo, AT&T continues expanding our high-quality services to reach more people and improve the quality of life in Mississippi.”

Our continued investment in the convergence of fiber and 5G and the future of connectivity unlocks faster speeds and better experiences for education, business, entertainment 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. Plans are designed to deliver the same speeds up and down. These plans include AT&T Internet 100, AT&T Internet 300 and AT&T Internet 1000.

For more on AT&T Fiber, go to

1Actual customer speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. For AT&T Internet 1000, 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 to see if you qualify.

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AT&T has invested nearly $700 million in its wireless and wireline networks in Mississippi between 2015 through 2017. This drives upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers.

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We help family, friends and neighbors connect in meaningful ways every day. From the first phone call 140+ years ago to mobile video streaming, we innovate to improve lives. We have the best network according to America’s biggest test.** We’re building FirstNet just for first responders and creating next-generation mobile 5G. With DIRECTV and DIRECTV NOW, we deliver entertainment people love to talk about. Our smart, highly secure solutions serve over 3 million global businesses – nearly all of the Fortune 1000. And worldwide, our spirit of service drives employees to give back to their communities.

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**Based on GWS OneScore Sept. 2018. Excludes crowd sourced studies.

For more information, contact:            
Tarvis Thompson
AT&T Corporate Communications
(404) 538-9879


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