Posts tagged with "AT&T"

Atlanta partnering with AT&T to become ‘Smart City’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 5, 2016

AT&T has announced a new partnership three large cities – including Atlanta – that will turn them into “Smart Cities.” The first three cities to partner with the telecommunications company are Atlanta, including the Georgia Institute of Technology, Chicago and Dallas. A Smart City would provide residents with real-time updates, like whether a traffic light on their route is […]

AT&T installing fiber optic cables in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 23, 2015

According to the city, AT&T will be installing fiber optic cables in Avondale Estates beginning on Thursday, Sept. 24, and ending on Friday, Oct. 23. According to the city, “subcontractors will begin installing fiber optic cables underground using horizontal boring technology and on existing utility poles. Work will be performed on existing poles along Franklin, […]

Cox Communications files lawsuits over AT&T, Google Fiber

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 16, 2015

This story has been updated.  Cox Communications, a subsidiary of the company that owns the Atlanta Journal Constitution, has filed two lawsuits against its competitors in the high-speed internet market. According to federal court records, the Atlanta-based media company has filed suits against the city of Tempe, Ariz., over regulations the company argues are beneficial […]

AT&T launches ‘GigaPower’ service

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 13, 2015

This story has been updated.  Atlanta’s market for high-speed internet keeps getting hotter. On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed trumpeted the arrival of AT&T “GigaPower” service in Atlanta. Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss said Decatur will be among the first cities to receive it. “The AT&T GigaPower network provides customers access to the fastest Internet available […]

Comcast expanding fiber internet service

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 4, 2014

This story has been updated.  Comcast will expand its “10 gigabit fiber network” to the Atlanta market. The company announced today that it will begin offering the service for businesses in midtown, Duluth, Vinings, Norcross and Alpharetta. “The fiber network will extend to several multi-tenant office buildings, such as the Atlanta Galleria Office Park, which […]

Decatur getting AT&T ‘ultra-fast’ internet

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 14, 2014

This story has been updated.  AT&T announced today that it plans to bring its AT&T GigaPower network in Decatur. The news preempts an announcement by the company’s rival Google. The internet search giant hasn’t made any official announcements about whether it will bring Google Fiber to Decatur, Avondale Estates and several other metro Atlanta cities. According […]

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