U-verse rollout in Atlanta extends to more than 1M living units

AT&T (NYSE :T) said it has extended U-verse services past more than 1 million living units across the greater Atlanta area, as it continues its drive to deepen market penetration in markets in which it has been established. The telco first rolled out its high-speed data, TV and IP voice service in the city in 2007.

"Today's expansion of AT&T U-verse reflects our commitment to make the investments necessary to bring consumers across metro Atlanta a new era of true video competition," said Sylvia Russell, state president of AT&T Georgia. "Local residents have asked for more choices in television service, and today we're delivering."

AT&T's U-verse deployment now reaches 29 million living units across the U.S.

The company last week said its U-verse TV service added more than 202,000 subscribers in the second quarter, bringing it to 3.4 million users, up from 2.5 million a year ago, and moving it past cable provider Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) in subscriber numbers. It's now the eighth-largest pay-TV operator in the U.S.

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