The AT&T company announced this afternoon that its 5G network is already available in 58 municipalities in Puerto Rico.
The telecommunications company indicated that customers will be able to access this new technology in the regions of: San Juan, Arecibo, Aguadilla, Ponce, Mayagüez, Rincón and Aibonito.
"We are very excited about the launch of the AT&T 5G network in Puerto Rico," stated in written statements the vice president and general manager of AT&T Mobility Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, José Juan Dávila.
Currently, AT&T 5G technology is available around Puerto Rico. The deployment will continue to expand during the month of July to cover all the municipalities of the island and will be extended to the municipalities of Vieques and Culebra in the coming months.
"Since 1991, we have been offering cutting-edge mobile technology on the Island, and throughout our history, our staff has been dedicated to providing consumers with the best service experience. As a testament to our commitment to communities we serve, AT&T is recognized as the best network, according to the GWS OneScore test, and the fastest in Puerto Rico, according to Ookla, the largest speed test conducted in the United States, "added the executive. .
With this launch, AT&T now offers access to this technology in its unlimited mobile plans for individual customers and businesses in a total of 355 markets in the United States, covering more than 179 million people.
5G has the potential to transform experiences as we know them. Providing 5G over multiple spectrum bands will allow customers to take advantage of ultra-fast speeds. Plus, it provides higher bandwidth, more connectivity, and less buffering and interruptions while watching content.
Customers on the AT&T Unlimited Extra and AT&T Unlimited Elite plans receive access to the 5G network at no additional charge. Those subscribed to the Unlimited Elite plan also receive HBO Max included. 5G is also available to business customers on select plans.
Customers in Puerto Rico who want to take advantage of 5G at AT&T will have a new option of more accessible equipment with the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G, which can be pre-ordered and will be available in stores from July 10. AT&T customers can get it for just $ 10 a month when they add a new line with an eligible unlimited rate plan and purchase it on an installment plan. For a limited time, customers who purchase this device will receive a free $ 100 Visa gift card.
"Our customers are looking for more options when it comes to 5G devices and the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G offers advanced technology at an affordable price." Davila added. "With the introduction of more 5G markets, AT&T customers can experience faster speeds, a better experience, and coverage in more places. This smartphone combined with the power of AT & T's 5G network will take everything you do to the next level ".
Other AT&T 5G compatible equipment includes the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Note10 + 5G, S20, S20 + 5G and the S20 Ultra; and the LG V60 ThinQ 5G. The NETGEAR Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot is currently available to commercial customers.