AT&T launches ultra-fast internet speeds in St. Louis
Via AT&T News Room
Aug 11, 2016
Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per Second Available on the AT&T GigaPower and AT&T Business Fiber Networks
AT&T1 today launched ultra-fast internet service in parts of St. Louis, St. Charles and University City; with more communities to be announced by the end of the year.2 Customers in those areas will be able to get speeds up to 1 gigabit per second3 (Gbps) in homes, apartments and businesses.
Internet speeds up to 1Gbps over our 100% fiber AT&T GigaPower and AT&T Business Fiber networks are blazing fast.
- Instantly access the latest online movies, music and games.
- Connect faster to the cloud, videoconferencing and more.
- Download 25 songs in 1 second, a TV show in 4 seconds or your favorite HD movie4 in less than 34 seconds.4
- Download 8,000 word processing documents in 1 second.
- Backup/restore 1 terabyte hard drive in 2.5 hours.
AT&T Business Fiber is a blazing-fast Internet service available to businesses in AT&T Fiber Ready] buildings. Eligible business customers in the St. Louis market area can now download and upload speeds up to 1 Gbps.5
"We're proud to bring the St. Louis metro AT&T's ultra-fast internet speeds over our AT&T GigaPower and Business Fiber networks. This announcement is yet another example of AT&T's continued investment in the advanced infrastructure that businesses and consumers in Missouri want and need," said John Sondag, president, AT&T Missouri. "Today, we mark just the beginning of our AT&T GigaPower service and we continue to work diligently to expand it and our Business Fiber network to additional locations throughout St Louis."
"St. Louis is home to some of our country's most innovative companies and continues to develop as a tech hub, said Senator Claire McCaskill. "Increasing access to ultra-fast internet and continuing infrastructure investment is good news for St. Louis – helping propel new economic and innovation opportunities and offering residents and businesses more resources to succeed in today's digital society."
AT&T GigaPower offers a wide range of internet speeds to fit each customer's needs, all the way up to 1Gbps for as low as $90 a month.6
AT&T GigaPower customers have access to the latest Wi-Fi technology. They can enjoy our best in-home Wi-Fi experience, faster Wi-Fi speeds, expanded coverage and support for all of their devices.
Customers may be able to choose our award-winning DIRECTV or U-verse TV services. We have single, double and triple play offers to make it easy for customers to meet all of their needs in one stop.
The AT&T GigaPower network is currently available in over 2.2 million locations across 27 of the nation's largest metro areas. We have plans to expand the availability of ultra-fast internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second in parts of 29 more areas – at least 56 metros in total.
Ultimately, we'll plan to reach more than 14 million residential and commercial locations with fiber.
For more information on AT&T GigaPower, or to check availability, please visit Att.com/GigaPower.
AT&T Business Fiber
AT&T is investing in high-speed Internet in urban and rural areas using the latest wired and wireless technologies and has aggressively expanded its fiber footprint over the past few years, both to consumers and businesses. We have expanded coverage to reach over 1 million incremental business customer locations in the US with over 28,000 of those in Missouri. We currently have around 1200 multi-tenant office buildings that are live with AT&T Business Fiber in Missouri.
For more information, check out Att.com/BusinessFiber.
AT&T has invested more than $1.3 billion in its wireless and wired networks in St. Louis between 2013 through 2015. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses.
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 att.com/gigapower 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 U-verse services. For more information, go to: www.att.com/speed101.
4 Speed/Time examples are estimates. Estimate for HD movie is based on a 90 minute HD movie.
5 Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T Business Fiber. Acceptance of AT&T High Speed Internet Terms of Service at att.com/internet-terms is required. 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 services.
6 AT&T GigaPower Premier offer is available with agreement from customer to participate in AT&T Internet Preferences. 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. Taxes, additional fees and restrictions may apply. Pricing subject to change. Different offers and prices may apply for small businesses.
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