AT&T U-verse Arrives in Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Customers Get New TV Service That Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction in J.D. Power and Associates Study
Corpus Christi, Texas.- Corpus Christi residents now have a new choice for their television and communications services, powered by the most advanced technology. AT&T* today announced the launch of AT&T U-verseSM services in parts of Corpus Christi beginning Monday, June 29.
AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice are delivered over AT&T’s advanced Internet Protocol (IP) network, and offer a new alternative to cable and an unmatched experience for customers. AT&T U-verse brings together your TV, broadband, home phone and wireless services — all on one bill — with unique features that provide a new level of integration, convenience and control. AT&T U-verse TV ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in the South Region,” according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction StudySM.
“Today’s launch of AT&T U-verse reflects our commitment to make the investments necessary to bring consumers across Corpus Christi a new era of true video competition,” said Don Cain, president, AT&T Texas. “We are thrilled to offer this innovative video choice to Corpus Christi customers. Local residents have asked for more choices in television service and today we’re delivering.”
Texas was the first state where AT&T U-verse services were deployed, thanks to progressive legislation passed in September 2005 by the Texas Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Perry. This legislation provides an environment that encourages new video providers, such as AT&T, to invest in Texas to compete against the incumbent cable providers and build the advanced broadband networks that will create jobs and fuel economic growth.
“Cable has been the only game in town for too long, and we’re excited to change that today in Corpus Christi,” said Chris Penrose, vice president and general manager, AT&T South Texas. “We know Corpus Christi customers want a better choice to break free from cable, and AT&T U-verse is the answer. And we’ll continue to make U-verse TV even better for customers with regular upgrades and new cool applications that enhance your TV experience.”
“As policymakers, our goal was to increase investment in Texas and give consumers more choices and innovative new services,” said state Rep. Solomon Ortiz, Jr. “Today’s announcement brings that goal to fruition for Corpus Christi residents.”
More Choice, Advanced Features
AT&T U-verse TV is the only 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service offered by a national service provider, making AT&T U-verse one of the most dynamic and application-rich services available today, with advanced capabilities that customers don’t get from other providers.
Where AT&T U-verse services are available, local U-verse TV customers can enjoy numerous TV benefits, including the exclusive ability to watch and manage recordings from a single DVR on any connected TV in the house with U-verse Total Home DVR; an extensive High Definition (HD) channel lineup with more than 100 HD channels; the ability to program DVR recordings from your Web-connected mobile phone or PC; personalized, on-screen weather, sports, traffic and stock information via AT&T U-bar; the ability to view personal photos on your TV that you have uploaded to flickr.com; the ability to check the current weather conditions and forecasts in any U.S. city with Weather On Demand; and more.
With AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet services, every AT&T U-verse customer or small business broadband user can enjoy faster available speeds. Packages include a range of speeds, with the fastest downstream speeds up to 18 Mbps. All AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet packages include wireless home or office networking at no extra cost, and access to the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network with unlimited connectivity at more than 20,000 hot spot locations.
AT&T U-verse Voice is a managed IP-based service that is delivered over the AT&T’s fiber-rich network. This allows U-verse Voice customers to enjoy great sound quality and reliability, as well as unmatched calling features that combine with your AT&T U-verse TV, broadband and wireless services. Customers benefit from a single, combined voice mailbox for AT&T U-verse Voice and AT&T wireless messages; U-verse Central, an online portal to manage your call preferences and settings from any PC; an online voice mailbox; the ability to view your call logs from your PC or your recent incoming calls on your TV screen; the ability to initiate a call from your PC or TV using Click to Call; and more. All U-verse Voice customers have 911 service.
AT&T U-verse offers multiple combinations of TV, Internet and Voice packages to customize your experience. The most popular AT&T U-verse TV offers start at $49 a month (taxes, fees and other monthly charges apply). Professional installation is included, and you also get a 30-day money-back guarantee. Additional promotional offers are available to qualifying customers who bundle U-verse Internet or Voice service.
AT&T U-verse customers who want the complete home entertainment experience can also benefit from AT&T ConnecTech, an in-home care solution for virtually any technology or entertainment need, including computer, networking, TV, home theater installation, repair and maintenance. For more information, visit www.att.com/connectech.
For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it’s available in your area — visit http://uverse.att.com, call 800-ATT-2020 or visit one of the following Corpus Christi retail locations:
* 3501 South Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78415
* 3765 South Alameda Ste. 104, Corpus Christi, TX 78411
* 14101 Northwest Blvd, Ste. 103, Corpus Christi, TX 78410
* 5425 South Padre Island Drive Ste. 180, Corpus Christi, TX 784115488 South Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78411
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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