AT&T has announced the availability of its new Fixed Wireless Internet service for rural and underserved locations in Georgia, in the first wave of its FCC Connect America Fund commitment to serve over 400,000 locations by the end of 2017 and over 1.1 million locations by 2020. AT&T Fixed Wireless Internet will expand to 17 more states this year, namely: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
AT&T Fixed Wireless Internet delivers a home internet connection with download speeds of at least 10Mbps. The connection is via wireless towers to a fixed antenna on customers’ homes or businesses. The operator aims to reach over 67,000 locations with this technology across Georgia alone by 2020.