Amarillo city announces $24 mn fiber internet project with AT&T

The city of Amarillo announced a $24 million fiber internet project with AT&T to build its fiber network to more than 22,000 customer locations throughout the city. The project proposes providing access to AT&T Fiber for homes, businesses and government agencies in the city center.
Optical fiber investment
“The city of Amarillo broadband access plan is one of the more significant technological infrastructure advancements in city history,” said Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson.

AT&T is the nation’s largest fiber internet provider. In 2021, AT&T made fiber available in more than 300,000 new locations in Texas.

Extensive planning and engineering work will begin immediately upon execution of the contract. AT&T Fiber is the fastest among major providers and offers symmetrical speeds of up to 5-Gigs on downloads and uploads, said Fred Maldonado, Regional Vice President, AT&T Texas.