Plan calls for AT&T Fiber with speeds of
up to 5 Gigs to help close the digital divide
BOONVILLE, Ind., May 12, 2022
/PRNewswire/ -- Boonville, Indiana
today announced a $4.4 million
project with AT&T* to build its state-of-the-art fiber network
to more than 4,000 customer locations throughout the city. The
network is expected to be complete 18 months after a final
agreement has been signed. The project is contingent upon funding
approval by the city of Boonville,
and a final contract between AT&T and the city.
"It's important that the residents of Boonville have the connectivity they deserve,"
said Mayor Charlie Wyatt,
City of Boonville. "Building a
super-fast, reliable fiber network will give them instant access to
online educational, healthcare and business resources."
AT&T has extensive experience deploying fiber-optics across
Indiana. In fact, hundreds of
thousands locations in the state have access to AT&T Fiber
today. AT&T is also currently working with neighboring
Vanderburgh County to bring
AT&T Fiber to unincorporated parts of the county later this
"We have a long history of connecting businesses and residents
across Indiana, and we look
forward to working with Mayor Wyatt, the City Council, and the
Board of Works on this collaboration," said Bill Soards, president, AT&T Indiana. "Our
AT&T fiber network is fast and reliable, and we look forward to
helping close the digital divide and build better futures for the
businesses and people of Boonville."
Extensive planning and engineering work will begin immediately
upon execution of the contract. AT&T Fiber is the fastest among
major providers1 and offers symmetrical speeds of
up to 5-Gigs on downloads and uploads. The faster speeds and
increased bandwidth mean customers can connect multiple devices,
stream multiple entertainment sources, quickly upload content to
social media and experience ultra-low lag for pro-level gaming –
all at the same time.
To learn more about AT&T Fiber please see att.com/fiber. To
stay up to date on when AT&T Fiber is available in your area
visit our Notify Me service at att.com/notifyme.
Affordable internet service is available for low-income
households as part of AT&T's commitment to help close the
digital divide. Access from AT&T offers low-cost broadband
options, including free internet for eligible households when
combined with federal benefits from the Affordable Connectivity
About AT&T in Indiana
From 2018-2020, AT&T invested more than $1 billion in its wireless and wireline networks
in Indiana to expand
coverage and improve connectivity in more communities. That
investment has increased reliability, coverage and overall
performance for residents and businesses. It's also improved
critical communications services for Indiana's first responders using
the FirstNet network.
Becoming the Best Broadband Provider
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America, whether you're at home, work or on the move. We do this by
combining the most reliable 5G network2 with the fastest
growing fiber internet in America3, so you have a
seamless experience from a single provider. Becoming the best
connectivity provider also means serving the critical mission of
America's first responders. FirstNet®, Built with AT&T is the
only purpose-built, nationwide wireless broadband communications
platform dedicated to the public safety community.
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1 Limited availability in select areas.
Fastest among major internet service providers, based on 5Gbps
offering. Internet speed claims represent maximum wired
network service capability speeds to the home and recommended
setup. Actual customer speeds are not guaranteed.
Single device wired speed maximum 4.7Gbps. For more
information go to www.att.com/speed101
2 Based on nationwide GWS drive test data. GWS
conducts paid drive tests for AT&T and uses the data in its
analysis. AT&T 5G requires compatible plan and device. 5G not
available everywhere. Go to att.com/5Gforyou for details
3 Based on publicly-available data of net customer
adds for major fiber providers over previous four quarters
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