AT&T Fiber plans to launch ultra-fast internet via a 100% fiber network in at least 10 new metro areas in October

Via AT&T News Room

Oct 11, 2016

AT&T Fiber will be launching ultra-fast internet to homes, apartments and small businesses in at least 10 major metro areas in October, including Augusta GA, Louisville KY and Memphis TN.

October is shaping up to be the month of goblins, ghouls and gigabits.

Throughout the month of October, AT&T1 is announcing the launch of our ultra-fast internet service to homes, apartments and small businesses in at least 10 major metro areas. 2 Eligible locations in the area will be connected to a 1 gigabit internet connection3 on our 100% fiber network under the AT&T FiberSM umbrella brand.

Today our ultra-fast internet service is available in parts of 32 major metro areas, with plans to reach at least 45 metros by the end of this year and 67 overall. We now market our ultra-fast service to over 3 million locations, of which over 500,000 include apartment and condo units. We’re on track to exceed the 12.5 million locations planned by mid-2019.

Metro areas where we’ve announced the launch of ultra-fast internet speeds in October include:

Additional metro areas scheduled to receive AT&T Fiber later this month include:

  • Augusta, Ga.
  • Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Ft. Smith/Northwest Arkansas, Ark.
  • Louisville, Ky.
  • Lubbock, Texas
  • Memphis, Tenn.
  • Mobile, Ala.

What can I do with a service that starts with a 1 gig connection?

With internet speeds 20x faster than the average cable customer4 , you can download 25 songs in 1 second or your favorite 90-minute HD movie in less than 34 seconds.5

You can also instantly access and stream the latest online movies, music and games. With these ultra-fast speeds, customers can seamlessly perform tasks like telecommuting, video-conferencing, uploading and downloading photos and videos, connect faster to the cloud and more.

What is AT&T Fiber?

The 100% fiber network under the AT&T Fiber umbrella brand gives customers the power to choose from a wide range of internet speeds over an ultra-fast internet connection. This network is just one of the network technologies we plan to use to connect customers to a broad range of internet speeds.

1 *AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand name and not by AT&T Inc. *

2 Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area. Go to to see if you qualify.

3 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, device capabilities and use of other AT&T services. For more information, go to: .

4 More than 20x faster based on a maximum download speed of AT&T service over 100% fiber network (1Gbps speed tier) vs. weighted average cable Internet customer’s speed of major U.S. cable providers per the FCC 2015 Measuring Broadband America – Fixed Broadband Report. Actual speeds may vary.

5 Speed/Time examples are estimates.

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