AT&T Expands Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in Raleigh Area
Posted by AT&T North Carolina Team
AT&T Fiber Now Available to 275,000 Raleigh Area Homes, Apartments and Small Business Locations
Our AT&T Fiber Investment in Raleigh Builds Towards 5G Launch this Year
To continue to improve how our customers connect, AT&T* is continuing its investment to expand and enhance its 100% fiber network powered by AT&T Fiber.
Ultra-fast internet speeds are now available to more than 275,000 locations across Raleigh, including in parts of more than 18 neighborhoods and 17 cities and counties.1
By investing in our vast fiber network we’re ramping up to launch 5G in the Raleigh area this year. 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.
Parts of the following Raleigh neighborhoods are currently eligible for our fastest internet service from AT&T, including but not limited to:
Falls of Neuse
Parts of the following cities and counties are currently eligible for our fastest internet service from AT&T, including but not limited to:
“Our region has long been known as a technology and innovation center,” said Adrienne Cole, President and CEO of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. “Access to high-speed fiber optic networks not only drives business growth, but it adds to the quality of life that attracts the educated, technology workers our businesses need.”
“For decades, AT&T has been deploying fiber here in the Triangle, first in our backbone network and now in local neighborhoods,” said Robert Doreauk, regional director of external affairs. “This extensive fiber deployment is part of our commitment to deliver ultra-fast internet that keeps residents and businesses connected and help attract the jobs, investment and innovation that will keep this region growing.”
Communities in Raleigh are among the 10 million locations across 72 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 invested nearly $1.8 billion in our North Carolina wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and responders.
AT&T is the largest U.S.-based provider of fiber for business services nationwide. Across North Carolina, AT&T covers more than 54,000 business customer locations with high-speed internet services.
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 1000.2
1Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area. Go to https://www.att.com/internet/ to see if you qualify.
2Actual customer speeds may vary. Download speeds are typically up to 940Mbps due to overhead capacity reserved to deliver the data.
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