Dallas, Texas, (PRESS RELEASE — December 18, 2008)
Building on its status as an industry-leading provider of wired and wireless networked business solutions, AT&T Business Solutions today announced the immediate availability of AT&T U-verseSM High Speed Internet Max 18 service for small businesses over the AT&T U-verse platform.
The service, which features speeds of up to 18 Mbps downstream, is the fastest high speed U-verse Internet package offered by the nation’s leading provider of broadband services. Available in more than 70 U.S. markets, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet Business Edition can serve up to 50 Internet user connections in the customer’s business, depending on the applications needed.
AT&T Business U-verse customers also will have the option of selecting static IP addresses as part of their service, enabling small businesses to host their own domain for Web or email hosting purposes. The company offers a variety of static IP plans to small businesses, allowing them to customize their package to meet their business needs.
AT&T Business U-verse, which uses advanced, fiber-based IP infrastructure to deliver high speed wired and wireless connectivity, also offers subscribers:
Free unlimited access to the company’s nationwide Wi-Fi network, the largest in the United States. The network comprises more than 17,000 Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide, allowing small business owners and employees extensive connectivity- whether they’re in the office or on the road.
E-mail storage and powerful online protection packages, including anti-spyware, anti-virus, pop-up blocker and SpamGuard Plus.
Free wireless office networking, giving users the freedom to receive and send large data files, view streaming video and access other high-bandwidth applications by using a wireless-enabled laptop or other device.
Wireless-enabled equipment that comes with four Ethernet ports, a USB port for direct connection and a built-in two-tier firewall.
The faster speeds available to AT&T Business U-verse customers also enhance the performance of optional managed services, such as AT&T Remote Vault and AT&T Shared Web Hosting.
“Our new Max 18 package provides outstanding connectivity at a great price and offers small businesses more ways to stay connected at faster speeds than ever before,” said S. Dale McHenry, vice president, Enterprise Network Services. “This new service is the latest example of our commitment to delivering more choices and innovative services, such as static IP addresses, to our small business customers.”
The company offers several cost-effective speed tiers for AT&T Business U-verse, ranging from as little as $40 a month up to $85 a month when bundled with wired or wireless voice services. At this time, the company is waiving installation charges for AT&T Business U-verse – a $95 value.
Prices for static IP address packages range from $15 to $40 per month, and customers can purchase them in blocks, starting with as few as eight addresses and up to as many as 128 addresses.
The AT&T Business U-verse network also expands the company’s footprint of business-class broadband availability, so more customers can access AT&T High Speed Internet services.
For more information or to order AT&T Business U-verse, please visit http://smallbiz.att.com/businessuverse or call 888-288-8339. For information about other small business solutions from the company, please visit www.att.com/onwardsmallbiz.