U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Launches in Gastonia
GASTONIA, N.C., Aug. 28, 2015– AT&T1 is expanding the availability of U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM to more residential and small business customers in Gastonia.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
“For many years, Gaston County was known for textiles,” said County Commission Chairman Tracy Philbeck. “But the future is being shaped and delivered by a different sort of fiber. AT&T’s new fiber-optic network, delivering gigabit speeds, is going to be a game-changer for residents and businesses as we grow our economy and strengthen our community.”
“The announcement that AT&T is launching its AT&T GigaPower network in Gastonia is good news for our community,” said Mayor John Bridgeman. “In the competitive, quickly changing world of Internet and data services, it gives our residents and business community access to the services that will keep them on top of the latest offerings in the market. When our business community has access to the latest technology available, especially in the data and communication fields, they can be more competitive in their industries and more likely to succeed.”
“Expanding the deployment of U-verse with AT&T GigaPower into Gastonia is just the latest step in delivering the newest technology to more communities,” said Venessa Harrison, president, AT&T North Carolina. “We’ve seen a great response from customers demanding U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, and we’re moving quickly to meet the growing demand for high-speed Internet and best-in-class television services that we can provide.”
AT&T GigaPower is already available in parts of Apex, Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Morrisville, Raleigh and Winston-Salem.
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 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 a three year price guarantee and waivers of equipment, installation and activation fees.
- U-verse High Speed Internet Premier: Internet speeds up to 1Gbps starting as low as $70 a month.4
- U-verse High Speed Internet Premier + TV: Internet speeds up to 1Gbps and qualifying TV service starting as low as $120 a month.
- 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 $150 a 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 has invested in North Carolina communications networks, people and local communities for 136 years. Between 2012 through 2014, AT&T invested more than $1.6 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in North Carolina, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. AT&T employs more than 6,700 people across the state.
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.
*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.