AT&T Launches Blazing Fast Gigabit Internet Speeds At Downtown Chicago Riverfront Tower
Residents of Iconic Wolf Point West Apartment Tower Can Now Enjoy Ultra-fast Internet and U-verse TV
AT&T Wants to Hear From Property Owners, Management Groups and Developers Interested in Bringing Service to Their Residents
Internet speeds up to 1Gbps over our 100% fiber AT&T GigaPower network 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 3 seconds or your favorite HD movie in less than 36 seconds.3
Residents also have cutting-edge amenities and breathtaking city views at the new 48 story residential tower on the Chicago River in downtown Chicago.
“We want to bring ultra-fast internet speeds and access to content in near real-time to more of our windy city residents,” said Peter Feeney, vice president of MDU and Connected Community Sales, AT&T. “We’re working with property owners, management groups, homeowner associations and developers throughout Chicago to expand the availability of AT&T GigaPower. This will make properties more attractive – internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second let residents quickly connect to the cloud, telecommute easily, video chat in real-time and stream the latest entertainment.”
“We’re thrilled to have AT&T bring their fastest internet service over the AT&T GigaPower network to our residents,” said David Moore, director at Hines, Wolf Point West. “We chose AT&T for their stellar reputation – and doing business with them is effortless. When AT&T brings fiber to the property, they are able to offer a better connectivity experience for our tenants, whether streaming music at the gym or live-streaming the stunning views from the top of the building.
“Having the most advanced technology available at Wolf Point West sets us apart from other locations looking to attract potential tenants,” said Moore.
Wolf Point West residents automatically get internet speeds up to 45Mbps. They can upgrade to speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and enjoy an enhanced TV viewing experience. They can watch and record up to 6 HD programs at the same time. Residents 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.
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.
AT&T also worked with Wolf Point West to also deliver a better wireless experience to residents. AT&T connected to a Distributed Antenna System (DAS), which is a network of multiple small antennas that provides enhanced AT&T wireless service and coverage. The DAS helps boost mobile internet coverage, expand capacity and improve reliability to make connectivity easy, accessible and an optimal experience for residents while in busy Wolf Point West common areas with a concentration of heavy-data users.
The AT&T GigaPower network launched in the Chicago area in the first half of 2015, and continues to expand into parts of new communities. The fiber network offers speeds up to 1Gbps to residents in more than 15 Chicago area properties, including New City, Xavier and more.4
AT&T GigaPower Overview
The AT&T GigaPower network is currently available in over 1.6 million locations across 22 of the nation’s largest metro areas. We have plans to expand the availability of ultra-fast Internet speeds up to 1Gbps in parts of 34 more areas – at least 56 metros in total.
Ultimately, we 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.
Sign Up Your Property Now
The AT&T Connected Communities℠ (ACC) team is working with property owners and managers interested in bringing AT&T GigaPower to their new or existing location. The ACC team plans and places a fiber-rich network in 3 steps to connect current and potential residents to their content:
- Evaluation: Nominate your property for fiber consideration by visiting www.att.com/fiberproperties.
- Design: AT&T engineers will develop a fiber overbuild design of the existing telecom network at the approval of the selected property’s stakeholders.
- Deploy: Upon agreement, AT&T techs will carefully install the AT&T GigaPower network to minimize disruption to the property and residents.
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 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 info, go to www.att.com/speed101.
3 Speed/time examples are estimates.
4 Limited availability in select areas. May not be available in your area. Go to att.com/gigapower to see if you qualify.
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