U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Launches in Aurora, Huntley and Joliet
The new Internet service gives customers some of the fastest online speeds available anywhere. Customers can download 25 songs in less than 1 second, a TV show in 3 seconds or their favorite HD movie in less than 36 seconds. 3
U-verse with AT&T GigaPower offers Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.4 It can improve the experience for customers when connecting to the cloud, doing a videoconference, streaming videos and music, playing online games and more.
AT&T GigaPower is already available in parts of Chicago, Des Plaines, Elgin, Manhattan, Norridge, Oswego, Plainfield, Skokie, Yorkville and surrounding communities.
“We’re excited to deliver our ultra-fast Internet service to residents and small businesses in Aurora, Huntley and Joliet,” said Paul La Schiazza, president, AT&T Illinois. “This investment in some of the fastest Internet speeds available will help small businesses compete in a modern economy and offers residential customers the high-speed connectivity so many are demanding today.”
“Bringing some of the fastest high-speed Internet speeds to residents and small businesses in Aurora is great news,” said State Sen. Linda Holmes. “In today’s high-tech world, high-speed Internet access is improving access to education and helping create jobs.”
“High-speed Internet connections are improving virtually every aspect of our lives – work, school, health care, entertainment and public safety,” said State Sen. Karen McConnaughay. “Today’s announcement that AT&T will offer its ultra-fast fiber network in Huntley is great news for consumers and small businesses.”
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 6 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 1 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 1 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 2 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.
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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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