ORLANDO, Sept. 28, 2015 – AT&T today launched its ultra-fast Internet service, U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM, to residential and small business customers in parts of Orlando and the greater Orange County area.
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.
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower offers Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.4 It can improve the experience for customers when connecting to the cloud, doing a videoconference, streaming videos and music, playing online games and more.
“We’re excited to officially launch our ultra-high-speed AT&T GigaPower network to Orlando. Residents and small businesses want the latest technologies and AT&T is delivering,” said Joe York, AT&T Florida president. “The AT&T GigaPower network will help encourage economic development by facilitating a new wave of innovation through enhanced opportunities for education, health, research and small business growth.”
The high-speed Internet service is 99.9% reliable. It offers the fastest Wi-Fi signal with an upgraded home gateway using the latest technology. The new gateway connects more devices over Wi-Fi 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 $110 a month, or speeds at 300Mbps as low as $80 a month, with a one year price guarantee.
- 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 300Mbps 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 300Mbps 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 beginning in 2014. AT&T is continuing to work with local leaders within the 21 state service area who are interested in expanding the availability of the 100% fiber-optic network to consumers and small businesses.
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower is available in 17 metros today, and AT&T has announced plans to offer service in parts of the Jacksonville and St. Louis metros.
Frost & Sullivan recently recognized AT&T for its leadership in high-speed Internet services. It awarded AT&T the 2015 North American Competitive Strategy and Innovation Leadership of the Year Award for Broadband. The analyst firm praised AT&T for its “aggressive pursuit of higher bandwidth access” for customers through its AT&T GigaPower network initiative.
AT&T will continue to roll out its fastest Internet services over its all-fiber network to reach more than 14 million residential and commercial locations.
AT&T has proudly served Florida for more than 130 years and employs more than 14,000 people across the state.
For more information on U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, or to check availability, please visit att.com/gigapower.