DALLAS -- The fastest broadband Internet speed available is about to power up across NorthTexas.
AT&T's fiber network GigaPower, which will let you download 1 gigabit per second, will be available for Highland Park and University Park customers this summer.
Several other cities acrossNorthTexas will be able to download with Internet speeds of 100 Mbps starting this summer. By the end of the year they will be given the option of upgrading to 1 gigabit.
The following cities are included:
- Fort Worth
- NorthRichland Hills
- Willow Park
'We're proud to be the first to offer ultra high-speeds to local consumers and employers in Dallas, Fort Worth, and surrounding cities,' president of AT&T Texas Dave Nichols said. 'As we roll out these ultra-fast speeds beginning this summer, the AT&T GigaPower network will help encourage economic development in the area by facilitating a new wave of innovation through enhanced opportunities for education, health, research, and small business growth.'
For those of you wondering, here's what you can do with 1 Gigabit of Internet speed:
- Download 25 songs in one second
- Download your favorite TV show in less than 3 seconds
- Download an HD online movie in less than 36 seconds