Updated October 7
ATT revealed today that it is trialing a 100 Mbps competitive fixed wireless broadband service to “multiple” apartment complexes in Minneapolis, a CenturyLink market.
The ATT broadband wireless offering is particularly noteworthy in that it is being offered outside the company’s traditional local service territory in competition with other providers for fixed broadband – and according to a press release, the company hopes to expand the offering to other out-of-footprint markets.
The ATT broadband wireless offering initially will support speeds up to 100 Mbps per customer using millimeter wave spectrum in a point-to-point configuration. But the company said it plans to make faster speeds available – “likely a speed tier of 500 Mbps” – in the trial properties.
Additional out-of-footprint broadband wireless service plans will depend on the success of the Minneapolis trial, ATT said. Other markets under consideration for possible expansion