AT&T launches U-verse TV and Internet service in Ottawa, Kan.

AT&T (NYSE: T) U-verse Internet and U-verse TV are now available in Ottawa, Kan., continuing the telco's expansion in the Sunflower State.

The company said the service now passes more than 540,000 living units in and around the Kansas City, Topeka and Wichita areas since its 2007 roll out in the state.

"Our most recent expansion of AT&T U-verse in Ottawa reflects our commitment to make the investments necessary to bring consumers across Kansas a new era of communications technology," said Steve Hahn, president of AT&T Kansas. "Ottawa residents have asked for more choices in television service and today we're delivering."

AT&T said its U-verse TV service closed the first quarter of 2012 with more than 4 million users, after adding some 200,000 subscribers. It's high-speed Internet service, meanwhile, closed the quarter with 5.9 million users after adding 718,000 new subscribers.

AT&T U-verse TV has added more TV subscribers than any of the major TV providers reported over the last 12 quarters combined.

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