AT&T plans to bring its award-winning, high-speed fiber internet service to Chandler and Gilbert. AT&T Fiber is expected to be available to local residents and businesses in the Chandler and Gilbert areas later this year. This follows the previously announced fiber deployment in Mesa, where the first customer was recently connected.

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This is made possible through the Gigapower, LLC joint venture between AT&T and BlackRock, through a fund managed by its Diversified Infrastructure business. Gigapower plans to provide a state-of-the-art fiber network to internet service providers and other businesses in parts of select metro areas in United States using a commercial wholesale open access platform.

As business owners and residents need more broadband and upload speeds, AT&T Fiber can provide the connectivity needed to power the way East Valley works, studies and plays.

“We believe fiber connectivity changes everything. That’s why we’re already one of the biggest investors in fiber in the United States,” said John Stankey, CEO of AT&T. “The demand for high-speed connectivity is unprecedented, and through this innovative partnership with BlackRock, one of the world’s foremost investors in infrastructure, we’re able to connect even more people and businesses, accelerating our efforts to help close the digital divide.”

“BlackRock is pleased to help bring critical broadband services to communities across America,” said Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock. “This investment on behalf of BlackRock’s clients will advance efforts to bridge the digital divide and spur economic growth in the communities where Gigapower operates.”

AT&T Fiber is the fastest-growing fiber Internet1.With fast speeds and no data overage charges, AT&T Fiber can connect dozens of devices to the network at one time, without compromising performance, reliability or speed. Plus, AT&T Fiber offers straightforward, simple pricing. That means unlimited data, no annual contracts, no price increase at 12 months and no equipment fees.

Residents can be the first to know when AT&T Fiber is available in their area by visiting: