U-verse with AT&T Gigapower Launches in Franklin
Via AT&T News Room
Aug 28, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2015 – AT&T1 is expanding the availability of U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM to more residential and small business customers in Franklin, Tenn.2
The new Internet service gives customers some of the fastest online speeds available anywhere. Customers can download 25 songs in less than a second, a TV show in three seconds or their favorite HD movie in less than 36 seconds. 3
“While there is no doubt consumers from across the area will benefit from this new, ultra-fast Internet, the service also reflects the strong confidence employers and businesses have in our community,” said Matt Largen, president and CEO of Williamson Inc. “The hard work of our legislators and local elected officials has been vital in encouraging this type of investment, and I look forward to even more interest from employers as a result of this new service in Franklin.”
State Senator Jack Johnson said, “Consumers and businesses demand these fiber-based, high-speed Internet services, and this type investment in the ultra-fast, residential network is a great selling point for our community. As we continue to work at the state and local levels to improve the business environment in Tennessee, these type investments will make us even more attractive to future investments.”
Franklin Mayor Ken Moore added, “I think the fact that we are one of the first communities in the mid-state to have this new service speaks to the exciting things that are happening here in Franklin. Our community is thriving, and we are attracting the type of services and investments that position us well for continued economic growth and job creation.”
“The billions of dollars AT&T has invested in our wired and wireless high-speed Internet networks is possible in large part because of the smart, pro-investment policies and pro-business pursuits of our state and local leaders,” said Dennis Wagner, director of external and legislative affairs for AT&T in Tennessee. “We are excited to extend the area’s first residential network to offer speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and we can’t wait to see what people here in Franklin do with those speeds.”
In the Nashville area, speeds up to 1 gigabit per second are already available through U-verse with AT&T GigaPower in parts of Clarksville, Lebanon, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Smyrna and surrounding communities.
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower offers Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second. It can improve the experience for customers when connecting to the cloud, doing a videoconference, playing online games and more.
The high-speed Internet service is 99.9 percent reliable. It offers the fastest, most powerful Wi-Fi signal with an upgraded home gateway using the latest technology. The new gateway connects more devices with faster speeds from nearly anywhere in the home or business.
Customers who sign up for U-verse with AT&T GigaPower will also have access to award-winning U-verse TV and Voice services. New customers can watch and record up to six HD programs at the same time. AT&T GigaPower customers will also be able to record and store more of their favorite shows – up to 900 hours of SD or 330 hours of HD programming.
Customers can use the AT&T U-verse App on smartphones and tablets to watch more than 250 live TV channels in their home and more than 210 live TV channels while on the go. Customers can also stream video on demand, schedule DVR recordings and access other features from the U-verse app.
Consumers in eligible areas can choose from a variety of plans. AT&T offers single, double and triple play bundles, so customers can select a combination of services to fit their needs. The packages below include waivers of equipment, installation and activation fees.
- U-verse High Speed Internet Premier: Internet speeds up to 1Gbps starting as low as $120 a month, or speeds at 100Mbps as low as $90 a month, with a one year price guarantee.4
- U-verse High Speed Internet Premier + TV: Internet speeds up to 1Gbps and qualifying TV service starting as low as $150 a month, or speeds at 100Mbps and qualifying TV service as low as $120 a month, with a one year price guarantee.
- U-verse High Speed Internet Premier + TV + Voice: Internet speeds up to 1Gbps with qualifying TV service and Unlimited U-verse Voice starting as low as $180 a month, or speeds at 100Mbps with qualifying TV service and Unlimited U-verse Voice as low as $150 a month, with a two year price guarantee.
The success of the first AT&T GigaPower market in Austin, Texas led to a major expansion in 2014. AT&T plans to expand its 100 percent fiber-optic network in up to 25 markets. The company has launched U-verse with AT&T GigaPower in 15 markets. AT&T has announced plans to offer AT&T GigaPower in parts of the Jacksonville, St. Louis and San Antonio markets.
AT&T has invested in Tennessee communications networks, people and local communities for 136 years. Between 2012 through 2014, AT&T invested more than $1.2 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Tennessee, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. AT&T employs more than 5,000 people across the state.
For more information on U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, or to check availability, please visit att.com/gigapower.
*1 * AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
*2 * Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area.
*3 * Speed/time estimates are examples. Internet speed claims represent maximum network service capability speeds. Actual customer speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. Actual speeds vary based on factors including site traffic, content provider server capacity, internal network management factors, customer device capabilities and use of other U-verse services. Max speeds may not be realized if 2 or more HD shows viewed at same time. For more info, go to www.att.com/speed101
** *4 * ** U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Premier offer is available with agreement from customer to participate in AT&T Internet Preferences. Other equipment fees may apply. AT&T may use Web browsing information, like the search terms entered and the Web pages visited, to provide customers with relevant offers and ads tailored to their interests. Different prices and offers may apply for small businesses.
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