ROCKVILLE, Ind., – In Rockville Wednesday AT&T* Fixed Wireless Internet announced that they were offering service for rural and underserved residents and small businesses in parts of 7 counties in West Central Indiana.
This rollout, which is part of AT&T’s participation in the Connect America Fund, began in 2015. Today, Fixed Wireless Internet (FWI), is available to 10,000 locations in Benton, Fountain, Montgomery, Parke, Putnam, Warren and Vermillion counties. Statewide, service is available to over 36,000 Hoosier homes and businesses in 40+ counties.
In a press release, AT&T said that Fixed Wireless Internet delivers an internet connection with a minimum download speed of 10 Mbps and a minimum upload speed of 1 Mbps. The connection comes from a wireless tower to a fixed antenna on a customer’s home or business.
“AT&T is committed to bringing high-speed internet to as many Hoosiers as possible,” said AT&T Indiana President Bill Soards. “Wireless technologies have increasingly become a leading method to connect consumers and small businesses and Fixed Wireless Internet is changing the game in many Indiana communities.”
According to the AT&T website the cost for this service is $50 per month first 12 months when bundled. Prices will go up after that.
To learn more about Fixed Wireless Internet from AT&T, go to att.com/internet/fixed-wireless.html.