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AT&T boosts top broadband speed in 3 markets

AT&T says it is boosting its top available broadband speeds in Austin, Texas, San Antonio and St. Louis in preparation for a wider rollout.

The company says its new U-verse High Speed Internet Max Turbo tier will provide downloads at up to 24 megabits per second and uploads at up to 3 megabits per second.

The new tier will be available where AT&T Inc. has upgraded its phone lines to carry its U-Verse TV and data service. Max Turbo will cost residential customers $65 per month when bundled with TV.

Previously, the top download speed available on U-Verse was 18 megabits per second.

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