AT&T Launches Gigabit Service in Chicago
AT&T is launching U-verse with AT&T GigaPower to residential and small business locations in parts of the City of Chicago during summer of 2015. Earlier, U-verse with AT&T GigaPower launched in parts of Elgin, Oswego, Plainfield, Skokie, Yorkville and surrounding communities.
AT&T says the network is the first Chicago residential service to feature speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second.
U-verse “High Speed Internet Premier” speeds up to 1Gbps start as low as $120 a month, or speeds at 100 Mbps start as low as $90 a month, with a one year price guarantee.
The services also can be bundled with other services such as entertainment video and voice.
AT&T plans to expand its 100 percent fiber network in up to 25 markets. U-verse with AT&T GigaPower has officially launched in parts of the Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cupertino, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Kansas City, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem markets.
Plans have also been announced to launch AT&T GigaPower in parts of the Greensboro, Jacksonville, Miami, St. Louis and San Antonio markets.
Additionally, AT&T has committed that upon approval of its proposed acquisition of DIRECTV, the company will expand the AT&T GigaPower network to an additional 2 million customer locations. All of these 2 million locations are over and above what the company announced in 2014.