Upgraded U-verse with AT&T GigaPower offers launch in Chicago Area
Better Deals and Faster Speeds Await More Customers
CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2015 – Faster speeds and lower prices are now available for U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM customers in Chicago, Elgin, Oswego, Plainfield, Skokie, Yorkville and surrounding communities.1
The AT&T2 GigaPower network provides customers access to the fastest Internet available from AT&T, featuring speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.3 And today, AT&T announced it is tripling Internet speeds to 300 megabit per second for all current 100 megabit per second customers. The speed upgrade will occur automatically by October 15.
Additionally, speeds on the AT&T GigaPower network will now start as low as $80 a month for 300Mbps, and as low as $110 a month for up to 1Gbps.4 Existing customers will see the new lower price reflected on their next bill.
“Our customers love the incredibly fast Internet speeds we offer with AT&T GigaPower,” said Shelley Goodman, AT&T Illinois vice president and general manager. “We’re excited to bring the faster speeds to even more customers in the greater Chicago metro 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.5
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower offers Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second. It can improve the experience for customers when connecting to the cloud, doing a videoconference, streaming videos and music, playing online games and more.
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 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.4
- 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.
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, and expects to reach more than 1 million of these locations by the end of the year.
AT&T has invested more than $3 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Illinois between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and customers.
For more information on U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, or to check availability, please visit att.com/gigapower.
1 Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area.
2 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.
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, customer device capabilities and use of other U-verse services. Max speeds may not be realized if 2 or more HD shows viewed at same time. For more info, go to www.att.com/speed101
4 U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Premier offer is available with agreement from customer to participate in AT&T Internet Preferences. Other equipment fees may apply. 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. Different prices and offers may apply for small businesses.
5 Speed/time estimates are examples.
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