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Atlanta and Chicago are the next target for AT&T GigaPower fiber


Good news for all residents of Atlanta and Chicago, AT&T just announced the launched of their fastest internet finer in the 2 cities. The rising demands of ultra-fast broadband from the residents have led to this deployment as the company had more than 100 candidate markets on its list of expansions. The fibers coming to the cities will increase the internet speeds to 1 gigabit per second. AT&T’s GigaPower network fiber lines are being wired and installed in both the cities of Atlanta and Chicago. U-verse and GigaPower together have been successfully running in many locations in Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth.att-gigapower-uverse

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed the cutting edge technology advancement and said, “This important digital infrastructure investment will bring opportunity for Chicago residents, businesses and visitors, who all stand to benefit from this new service.”

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City of Atlanta and City of Sandy Springs are all excited about the new service U-verse and AT&T are deploying. The residents trust the network and the entire community of Atlanta is pleased with GigaPower’s high speed internet coming to their city. The small but growing tech hub is going to benefit from such speeds that will foster innovation and spur businesses and economic growth.

Mayor Kasim Reed was happy and proud about the investment and innovation taking place in Atlanta. On At&T’s expansion he stated:

”This is a great opportunity for our residents, businesses and visitors, who all stand to benefit from this new service. The City of Atlanta is one of the fastest growing tech hubs in the United States and a hotbed for entrepreneurial activity. U-verse with the AT&T GigaPower service will complement this engine of economic growth and help pave the way for future opportunities.”

Customers, small business and even other institutes in both Atlanta and Chicago will enjoy great speeds with the establishment of this all-fiber network. For those who don’t know how fast is 1 gigabit per second? It breaks down to enjoying five HD streams live or downloading a HD movie in just 36 seconds. Sounds really cool, right?

Check the availability of AT&T’s GigaPower in your location here.

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She has spent the past 4 years playing the role of an IT consultant, and has now joined The Next Digit as a full time blogger. Her current profession is a result of her deep experience in computer gadgets, laptops, gaming accessories and other tech updates.

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