AT&T (NYSE:T) is expanding its AT&T Fiber footprint in Georgia. The fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service offers Internet speeds up to 1 Gbps and is now available to more than 1 million locations in Georgia, including in parts of more than 31 counties and 73 cities.
"AT&T - with over 17,000 Georgia employees, over $5 billion worth of Georgia investments during the last three years, and, now, over 1,000,000 direct fiber connections in the state - is well-established across Georgia's communities," said Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan. "As we focus on a goal of becoming the Technology Capital of the East Coast, we know that broadband access and reliability is critically important. Thank you, AT&T, for helping connect Georgia's families to the promise of the 21st century digital economy."
"We are proud of our extensive fiber footprint in Georgia, which is just part of our nearly 140-year history of helping connect this great state. We are committed to innovation and bringing cutting-edge technologies, services, and products that provide opportunities in all segments of our economy," said Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T Georgia. "The significant investments we're making in rural and urban areas across Georgia allow our thousands of local AT&T employees to continue their legacy of helping drive opportunity in their home communities."
AT&T Fiber is currently available to 11 million locations across 84 metro areas nationwide. The company plans to add reach at least 14 million locations across at least 85 metro areas by mid-2019. Across Georgia, AT&T covers more than 106,000 business customer locations with high-speed Internet services.