AT&T launches new service in Ponca City

Ponca City Now - March 17, 2014 6:18 am

At last Monday’s City Commission meeting Ponca City approved AT&T’s roll-out of its new services.

AT&T brought U-verse to life in 2006 and it’s now in 22 states.

U-verse is an advanced phone, TV and internet service.

The service was available to Bartlesville and Stillwater last year.

Jerry Bayless, AT&T external affairs said rolling out in Ponca City was part of their plan.

“Ponca City will be the first community outside the metropolitan areas in 2014 to get the new services," Bayless said.

U-verse can be bought as a bundle with the TV, Internet and phone or separately.

According to the AT&T website TV starts at $29, Internet starts at $30 and to bundle TV, Internet and phone it starts at $79.

U-verse uses fiber optic technology.

Fiber optic technology uses glass threads vs metal to transmit a message.

The advantages are they can carry more data and data is transmitted digitally.

Bayless said this technology will be available soon.

“We want to welcome everyone in Ponca City to AT&T’s new U-verse television service that will becoming available the first part of April this year,” Bayless said

If you are interested in U-verse visit Ponca City’s AT&T store or Bayless said door-to-door sales persons will be making there rounds in town.

 

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