AT&T announces 21 candidate cities for 1Gps fiber

AT&T plans to expand its 1 Gigabit per second “GigaPower” service to up to 100 candidate cities and municipalities nationwide, that includes 21 new candidate cities. The ultra-fast fiber is packaged in AT&T’s U-verse product that offers fiber-based TV, Phone and Internet service. AT&T is currently working with local leaders on bringing the service to those markets with consideration of network facilities, investment based on demand, and policies.

The 21 candidate metropolitan areas include Atlanta, Augusta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Greensboro, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Oakland, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, St. Louis, San Francisco, and San Jose.

“We’re interested in working with communities that appreciate the value of the most advanced technologies and are willing to encourage investment by offering solid investment cases and policies,” said Lori Lee, senior executive vice president, AT&T Home Solutions.

AT&T recently announced Austin, Dallas, Raleigh-Durham, and Winston-Salem as candidate markets

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Jeff Chabot

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Jeff Chabot writes about technology, broadcasting, and digital entertainment. You can also find him on Gameverse, Gadget Review, and Google+.

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