AT&T, which announced a blockbuster $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner this weekend, on Monday (Oct. 24) launched ultra-fast, one gigabit internet service for Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers and Springdale.
Company officials said the Northwest Arkansas area is one of 67 metros where the telecom giant is making its AT&T Fiber internet service available. The service is now available at 3 million locations, including more than 500,000 apartments and condo units. That total is expected to exceed the 12.5 million locations planned by mid-2019.
“Our customers are increasingly interacting with their world in more data-intensive ways,” said Ed Drilling, president of AT&T Arkansas. “A growing number of people are streaming content directly from their devices,... [ MORE ]