AT&T looks to challenge Google Fiber in Kansas City

AT&T (NYSE: T) made it official that Kansas City is the next stop in its ongoing fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) journey, putting it in direct competition with Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Consolidated Communications for fiber-based broadband service. U-verse with GigaPower will be available in parts of Kansas City, Mo., as well as parts of Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe and Overland Park in Kansas and in surrounding communities located throughout the metro area. FierceTelecom has a complete report here.

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