AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in El Paso
Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per Second Available on the AT&T GigaPower and AT&T Business Fiber Networks in parts of El Paso
AT&T1 today launched ultra-fast internet service in parts of El Paso and surrounding communities.2 Customers in those areas will be able to get speeds up to 1 gigabit per second3 (Gbps) in homes, apartments and businesses.
- 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.4
- Download 8,000 word processing documents in 1 second.
- Backup/restore 1 terabyte hard drive in 2.5 hours.
AT&T GigaPower is currently available in several apartment complexes in the El Paso area.
Eligible El Paso area business customers can now download and upload speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps).5 AT&T Business Fiber is a blazing-fast Internet service available to businesses in AT&T Fiber Ready buildings.
“We’re proud to bring the El Paso area AT&T’s ultra-fast internet speeds over our AT&T GigaPower and Business Fiber networks,” says Hardmon Williams III, AT&T’s vice president and general manager for North Texas. “This investment in some of the fastest internet speeds available opens up opportunities for El Paso residents and businesses. This can allow you to work more efficiently, access family entertainment more quickly and share news and videos with friends more easily. Welcome to life in the fast lane.”
“AT&T is a valued member of our local business community and has played a strategic role in the economic growth and vibrant quality of life in El Paso,” said Rolando Pablos-Chief Executive Officer, The Borderplex Alliance. “We are proud to have the AT&T GigaPower network and look forward to the new economic and innovation opportunities it will enable for our residents, entrepreneurs and small businesses.”
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 between 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 1.6 million locations across 24 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 32 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 http://www.att.com/gigapowermap.
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 213,000 of those in Texas. We currently have around 3,400 multi-tenant office buildings that are live with AT&T Business Fiber in Texas.
Internet speeds up to 1Gbps are available through AT&T Business Fiber in the Chicago, Dallas, El Paso, Miami, San Diego and San Francisco market areas. We plan to launch Internet speeds up to 1Gbps in more markets in the near future.
For more information, check out the AT&T Business Fiber website.
AT&T invested nearly $100 million wireless and wireline networks in El Paso from 2013 through 2015, and nearly $6.7 billion in Texas during that same time driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. AT&T has served Texas for more than 135 years and employs more than 37,000 people across the state.
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.
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.
6AT&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.
Cautionary Language Regarding Forward Looking Statements: Information set forth in this news release contains financial estimates and other forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. A discussion of factors that may affect future results is contained in AT&T's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. AT&T disclaims any obligation to update or revise statements contained in this news release based on new information or otherwise.
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