AT&T has switched on its ‘GigaPower’ 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network in parts of Atlanta, Decatur, Newnan, Sandy Springs and a number of surrounding communities located throughout the metro area. Beth Shiroishi, president of AT&T Georgia, commented: ‘The AT&T GigaPower network will help encourage economic development in the area by facilitating a new wave of innovation through enhanced opportunities for education, health, research and small business growth.’
Going forward, AT&T has said that it is considering expanding its all-fibre network to up to 100 cities and municipalities across 25 markets. GigaPower is currently available across parts of nine markets, namely: Atlanta (Georgia), Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston (all Texas), Kansas City, Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem (both North Carolina) and Cupertino (California).
In addition, AT&T has already announced plans to deliver GigaPower in selected areas of eight more markets: Chicago (Illinois), Charlotte and Greensboro (North Carolina), Jacksonville and Miami (Florida), Nashville (Tennessee), St Louis (Missouri) and San Antonio (Texas).