CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced it is looking to fill nearly 100 new technician positions in North Carolina. The jobs are needed to meet growing demand for AT&T's Internet, voice and video networks, including the expansion of U-verse® with AT&T GigaPowerSM.
In North Carolina, AT&T launched U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Dec. 8 in Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, and also plans to bring the service to Durham, Charlotte and Greensboro.** U-verse with AT&T GigaPower provides customers access to the fastest Internet available from AT&T, featuring speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.***
In addition to its technician positions, AT&T is looking to fill nearly 200 business sales and call center positions in North Carolina. In 2014, AT&T filled nearly 900 jobs in the state.
"AT&T is committed to offering industry-leading products and services, from advanced wireless to the ultra-high speed Internet of U-verse with AT&T GigaPower," said Venessa Harrison, president, AT&T North Carolina. "We are also dedicated to providing exemplary customer service through the best employees in our competitive industry. Our investments to achieve those goals here in North Carolina reflect the hard work of leaders at both the state and local levels to sustain forward-looking policies that attract business and help drive economic growth."
In addition to Internet and voice services, U-verse with AT&T GigaPower customers have access to cutting-edge TV services. This includes the ability to watch and record five simultaneous HD streams and AT&T's largest storage capacity DVR capable of storing up to 900 hours of SD or 330 hours of HD programming. Customers can watch more than 100 live channels in and out of home, watch video on-demand TV shows and schedule DVR recordings, on more than 30 smartphones and tablets through the AT&T U-verse app.
AT&T jobs are among the best in the world and full- and part-time positions include competitive wages and benefits which provide security and value to AT&T employees, retirees and their dependents. AT&T currently employs more than 6,700 people throughout North Carolina and is constantly hiring new talent. AT&T also offers numerous opportunities for professional development and education. AT&T is committed to diversity and veteran recruiting.
For more information about AT&T's coverage in North Carolina or anywhere in the U.S., consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. Using the online tool, AT&T customers can measure quality of coverage from a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark. For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page.
* AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
** Initial availability limited to select areas.
*** Speed/time estimates are examples. Internet speed claims represent maximum network service capability speeds. Actual customer speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. Actual speeds vary based on factors including site traffic, content provider server capacity, internal network management factors, customer device capabilities and use of other U-verse services. For more information, go to www.att.com/speed101
About AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions of people and businesses around the globe stay connected through leading wireless, high-speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. We're helping people mobilize their worlds with state-of-the-art communications, entertainment services and amazing innovations like connected cars and devices for homes, offices and points in between. Our U.S. wireless network offers customers the nation's strongest LTE signal and the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network. We offer the best global wireless coverage. We're improving how our customers stay entertained and informed with AT&T U-verse® TV and High Speed Internet services. And businesses worldwide are serving their customers better with AT&T's mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.
Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers' LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere. Global coverage claim based on offering voice and data roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier, and offering the most wireless smartphones and tablets that work in the most countries.
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