AT&T Expands Fiber Network to Help Close Digital Divide in Columbia County

Staff Report

Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Continuing our efforts to help close the digital divide and connect people wherever they live and work, AT&T is expanding our superfast fiber network to serve more residential and small business locations across Columbia County. 

This week, AT&T announced availability of AT&T Fiber to more than 30,000 customer locations in parts of Columbia County. 

“We appreciate AT&T’s continued investment in Columbia County and its commitment to connecting our communities,” said Columbia County Chairman Doug Duncan. “AT&T’s investment in modern communications infrastructure provides Columbia County residents and businesses with access to high-speed internet that will help drive economic growth opportunities, support educational opportunities and enhance quality of life.”

“With AT&T Fiber, Columbia County residents and small businesses have the 21st century connectivity essential in today’s world. Having access to this fiber infrastructure is vital for attracting new businesses, supporting existing ones, and ensuring our county thrives in the digital age," said Russell Lahodny, President and CEO, Columbia County Chamber.

The expanded network will give more customers access to super-fast internet speeds up to 5-Gigs. You can sign up to be notified when AT&T Fiber is available to your address through

AT&T is committed to connecting more Americans to reliable, high-speed broadband internet in several ways, including expanding and upgrading our network and offering a variety of flexible plans available at a great value, such as Access from AT&T which offers speeds up to 100Mbps.

“At AT&T, we are proud to invest in Columbia County and we are continually working to help close the digital divide by expanding our fiber footprint and delivering ultra-fast internet that keeps Georgia residents and businesses connected,” said Stan Shepherd, Regional Director of External Affairs, AT&T Georgia. “We are committed to investing in the modern, high-speed network infrastructure necessary in today’s economy, and we are also committed to supporting consumers to help remove connectivity obstacles for income-eligible homes.”

AT&T Fiber, now delivering speeds of up to 5-Gigs1, is truly internet that upgrades everything. Offering consumers consistently fast speeds paired with network reliability, AT&T Fiber supports the powerfully interconnected home, work and family life. Our straightforward pricing eliminates annual contracts, data caps, equipment fees and price increases at 12 months, for all new customers. Plus, AT&T ActiveArmorSM 24/7 proactive internet security is included with all plans and helps block malicious threats from ever reaching your devices. AT&T All-Fi is also included for a powerful connection you can rely on, including our best Wi-Fi, unlimited data and an easy app. 

For more information and to check availability for all speed tiers of AT&T Fiber from 300 Mbps up to 5-Gigs, visit