AT&T Launching Gigabit Service in Cupertino, Calif.
AT&T will launch its “GigaPower” 1-Gbps Internet access network in Cupertino, Calif. The symmetrical network is the first to be supplied by AT&T in California. AT&T also said it is considering other San Jose areas, including Campbell, Mountain View and San Jose, as candidate municipalities for the service, as well.
In April 2014, AT&T announced it was evaluating deployng GigaPower in as many as 100 communities. AT&T already has deployed the service in neighborhoods in Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.
GigaPower networks also are being deployed in Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Houston and San Antonio, Texas; Jacksonville and Miami, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn. and Overland Park, Kan.
CenturyLink, for its part, is building symmetrical gigabit service now to residential and business customers in select locations in 17 cities, serving residential and business customers in 11 cities, including Columbia, Mo., Denver, Jefferson City, Mo., Las Vegas, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Omaha, Orlando, Portland, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Platteville, Wisc.
CenturyLink is selling gigabit services to business customers in Albuquerque, N.M., Colorado Springs, Colo., Phoenix, Sioux Falls, S.D., Spokane, Wash. and Tucson, Ariz.