AT&T Broadband Services
For a high speed connection at home and on the go.
The definition of broadband services is changing. Wi-Fi and broadband was once about a high speed connection to the Internet at home. Now it's about a connection wherever you need it.
Customers need speed and mobility to stay connected to essential information, content and services. AT&T is an industry leader in providing broadband services that keep people connected at home and on the go.
AT&T has a unique set of assets and three networks working together to address this trend: wired residential broadband, Wi-Fi and wireless. AT&T allows you to extend your broadband connection at home into thousands of access points around the world with Wi-Fi hotspots and wireless coverage, including mobile broadband that covers nearly 80 percent of the population. That's mobility and value competitors can't offer. AT&T broadband services.
High Speed Internet
Customers have shown they want speed, mobility and value from their broadband service. That's why AT&T ranks number one among U.S. wired and wireless broadband providers.
AT&T serves 17.8 million broadband customers, including wireline (DSL, U-verse High Speed Internet and Satellite) and wireless mobile broadband LaptopConnect subscribers. By offering traditional wireline deployments as well as satellite-based and wireless broadband alternatives, we're able to provide our customers with a variety of options for broadband access. We continue to invest in our broadband networks, expanding availability and choice to new areas with our AT&T U-verse, wireless broadband and new DSL deployments.
Customers can choose from a wide selection of broadband plans at affordable price points to meet their needs. Services include downstream speeds of up to 24 Mbps for AT&T U-verse® High Speed Internet customers.
AT&T High Speed Internet plans include access to more than 29,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots in the U.S. — turning your broadband connection at home into literally thousands of connections across the country.
All AT&T High Speed Internet customers also receive:
- E-mail accounts with virtually unlimited storage.
- A suite of security and safety features.
- Award-winning parental controls through AT&T Smart Controls.
- Access to the att.net portal, which includes the latest news, entertainment content, Yahoo! search capabilities, and more — with an unmatched level of customization options.
Wi-Fi is an essential part of consumers' broadband experience — and in their choice of broadband providers.
AT&T operates the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network** including more than 32,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers, and provides access to more than 402,000 hotspots globally through roaming agreements.
Access to AT&T's U.S. Wi-Fi hotspots is included for millions of customers with AT&T High Speed Internet plans and qualifying smartphone and LaptopConnect plans.
The AT&T Wi-Fi network includes popular locations where customers have a need to log on, such as restaurants, coffee shops, bookstores, hotels and other locations. View an AT&T Wi-Fi coverage map to search for nearby hotspots.
Wi-Fi access is becoming increasingly important for consumers. AT&T has seen a surge in Wi-Fi connections, driven by more customers utilizing Wi-Fi on their smartphones and other connected devices and more businesses and venues offering Wi-Fi access for their customers.
Wireless Networking in Your Home or Office
All AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet customers receive a wireless gateway or access point with their installation, so you can connect Wi-Fi enabled devices to your home broadband connection.
AT&T DSL customers can choose a wireless gateway and may be eligible to receive rebates that reduce the cost.
* Largest based on company branded and operated hotspots.
Access includes AT&T Wi-Fi Basic. A Wi-Fi enabled device required. Other restrictions apply.
See www.attwifi.com for details and locations.
** A Wi-Fi enabled device required. Other restrictions apply. See www.attwifi.com for details and locations.
Mobile broadband Internet access is a requirement for AT&T customers constantly on the move. In addition to Wi-Fi, AT&T's wireless broadband covers nearly 80 percent of the population. With LaptopConnect cards and Wi-Fi enabled devices, your workspace can travel with you around the U.S.
AT&T LaptopConnect cards allow you to send and receive data from your notebook or netbook in real-time on the nation's fastest mobile broadband network. So whether on a bus, in a cab or waiting at the airport, your laptop can have full desktop-like functionality. Many LaptopConnect card users can access AT&T Wi-Fi locations using the AT&T Communication Manager software at no additional cost.
Smartphones are another way customers can bring AT&T's mobile broadband or Wi-Fi network connections to the palm of their hand. Virtually all new AT&T smartphones come equipped with Wi-Fi technology and we're working with vendors to make it available in a wider range of devices. Click here for a list of Wi-Fi enabled devices in the current AT&T portfolio.
Click here for a list of Wi-Fi enabled devices in the current AT&T portfolio.
Shop & Learn More
- High Speed Internet: Learn more about our wide selection of offers and plans.
- AT&T Wi-Fi: View our list of hotspot locations and Wi-Fi plans.
- LaptopConnect: Surf the Web using our mobile broadband network.
- AT&T Broadband Internet via Satellite: Learn more about our ground-breaking high-speed Internet via satellite technology.
AT&T Wi-Fi Growth Infographic