U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Launches in Fairway, Mission Hills and Prairie Village
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan., Aug. 31, 2015 – AT&T1 is expanding the availability of U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM to more residential and small business customers in northeastern Johnson County, including Fairway, Mission Hills and Prairie Village.2
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.3
“Area residents stand to gain the most from this new, ultra-fast Internet, but AT&T GigaPower’s arrival also shows how confident employers and businesses are about our community,” said Deb Settle, president and CEO of the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. “Our legislators and local elected officials worked hard to encourage this investment, and we expect the service to be a great stimulus for additional local businesses.”
Fairway, Mission Hills and Prairie Village are the latest local communities to have access to GigaPower, which first launched in the Kansas City area in February. In the Kansas City area, U-verse with AT&T GigaPower also is available in parts of Independence and Kansas City, Mo., and parts of Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park and Shawnee, Kan., and surrounding areas.
“AT&T has invested billions of dollars in our wired and wireless high-speed Internet networks here and across the country,” said Mike Scott, president of AT&T Kansas. “The smart, pro-investment policies and pro-business pursuits of our state and local leaders help make it possible. We are excited to offer more parts of the Kansas City area speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and we can’t wait to see what people here do with those speeds.”
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, playing online games and more.
The high-speed Internet service is 99.9 percent reliable. It offers the fastest, most powerful 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 single, double and triple play offers to ensure they have the right combination of services to fit their needs. The packages below include a three-year price guarantee and waivers of equipment, installation and activation fees.
- U-verse High Speed Internet 1Gbps: Internet speeds up to 1Gbps for $70 per month.4
- U-verse High Speed Internet 1Gbps + TV: Customers who also select U-verse TV will receive free HBO, HBO GO and HD service for 36 months starting at $120 per month with qualifying services.
- U-verse High Speed Internet 1Gbps + TV + Voice: Customers will receive all of the benefits of Internet speeds up to 1Gbps and TV package, plus AT&T U-verse Unlimited Voice starting at $150 per month.
The success of the first AT&T GigaPower market in Austin, Texas led to a major expansion in 2014. AT&T plans to expand its 100 percent fiber-optic network in up to 25 markets. The company has launched U-verse with AT&T GigaPower in 15 markets. AT&T has announced plans to offer AT&T GigaPower in parts of the Jacksonville, St. Louis and San Antonio markets.
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 served the Kansas City area for 135 years and employs nearly 12,000 people in Kansas and Missouri.
For more information on U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, or to check availability, please visit att.com/gigapower.
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 Initial availability limited to select areas. May not be available in your area.
3 Speed/time estimates are examples. 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.
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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers’ LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere.
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