AT&T says it launched its ultra-fast internet service powered by AT&T Fiber in five metro areas. The metro areas include Springfield, MO, Corpus Christi, TX, Madison, WI, Southeastern Tennessee, and Wichita, KS. AT&T notes that initial availability is limited to select areas.
AT&T will offer "eligible locations" connected to its fiber to the home (FTTH) infrastructure in these metro areas a range of internet speed plans, 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, the company's gigabit broadband service. Download speeds are typically up to 940 Mbps for AT&T Internet 1000 as a result of overhead capacity reserved to deliver the data, and customer speeds may vary, says AT&T.
AT&T has a 21-state home internet footprint that is spreading with these launches. Based on the number of FTTH households derived via publicly available data for the top fiber providers in its footprint, AT&T asserts it operates the largest fiber network within its service area.
AT&T's current FTTH push began in Austin, TX, in 2013, starting with a 300-Mbps service (see "AT&T launches 300 Mbps U-verse in Austin with 1 Gbps on the way" and "AT&T to launch 1-Gbps FTTH in Austin"). The company says it markets AT&T Fiber services to more than 7 million locations across 67 metros. The service provider says it plans to reach at least 12.5 million locations by the middle of 2019.
Metro Areas Where Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds Powered by AT&T Fiber is Available
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