AT&T has recently announced their plans to launch AT&T Fiber to Huntsville areas including certain parts of Madison. As per the announcement, small businesses and eligible AT&T subscribers in Huntsville region will get access to the 1-Gigabit internet connection on AT&T’s fiber network.
Huntsville is an important market for AT&T and they are trying to attract more customers in this area to their internet service through this exceptional offering. Huntsville is one among the 67 large cities where AT&T offers fiber internet service to their subscribers.
In a recent announcement, AT&T’s Alabama President, Fred McCallum said, “We are proud to deliver AT&T’s fastest internet to our customers in the greater Huntsville area, offering enriched experiences as our customers increasingly interact with their world in more data-intensive ways.”
“At AT&T, we are committed to innovation and providing cutting-edge technologies such as our ultrafast internet speeds that will enhance the many ways our customers live, work and play,” McCallum added. He also confirmed that AT&T Fiber service would be available in certain areas before the end of the month.
AT&T has already started offering their fiber service since last summer. However, they are planning to launch it in new areas and make it available to more customers in October. An AT&T spokesperson admitted that sign up advertisement and mails were already delivered to some subscribers, who live in eligible areas.
The announcement from AT&T was well received by the area leaders. “Huntsville is home to some of our country’s most innovative companies and continues to develop as a premier tech hub.” said Tommy Battle, Mayor of Huntsville.
“AT&T’s continuing infrastructure investment and launch of ultra-fast fiber internet are instrumental to Huntsville becoming a Gig City and offering residents and businesses additional resources to thrive in today’s digital society,” Mayor Battle added.
On the other hand, Alabama House Speaker, Mac McCutcheon said, “It is exciting to have AT&T already fulfilling the promise it made less than a year ago to bring ultra-fast internet to Huntsville and surrounding communities. New technology offers economic growth opportunities and enriches the quality of life for residents and business owners. I applaud AT&T’s continuing investment in Madison County and throughout Alabama.”
Mayor of Madison, Troy Trulock, also praised the efforts by AT&T, and said, “Increased access to high-speed internet is an important ingredient for our flourishing local tech community. AT&T is the first major provider to offer these speeds to area residential customers. AT&T’s ultra-fast internet is a welcome addition to our city and state.”