Want faster download speeds for movies and video game play? AT&T is launching 1Gbps internet service in Dallas, Fort Worth, and the surrounding areas throughout the rest of this summer. The upgrades will provide symmetrical 1 gigabyte-per-second upload and download speeds over their fiber-optic network. Read on for location details.
In Dallas, AT&T says the 1Gbps network will launch first in Highland Park and University Park this summer. Other locations including Allen, Fairview, Irving, and McKinney will start with 100Mbps and be eligible for 1Gbps upgrades by the end of 2014.
In Fort Worth the network will also start with 100Mbps this summer, and customers will be able to upgrade to 1Gbps by the end of year. 100Mbps internet service will also launch in surrounding Fort Worth cities that include Arlington, Euless, Granbury, North Richland Hills, Weatherford, and Willow Park, although AT&T was not specific on whether or not those cities will be upgraded to 1Gbps by the end of the year.
U-verse is currently available in Addison, Allen, Alvarado, Arlington, Burleson, Cedar Hill, Cleburne, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville, Euless, Fort Worth, Frisco, Garland, Granbury, Grand Prairie, Irving, Lancaster, Mansfield, McKinney, Mesquite, North Richland Hills, Plano, Richardson, Rockwall, and surrounding areas.