AT&T Expands Homezone Availability


AT&T said Wednesday that its AT&T Homezone service is now available throughout its broadband footprint.

AT&T Homezone integrates AT&T Yahoo! high-speed Internet, Dish Network direct-broadcast satellite and home-networking services via a single device. The service initially launched in San Antonio, San Diego and throughout Ohio this summer (

The telco said customers can select from several broadband speeds and satellite-TV packages, then purchase Homezone service for an additional $9.99 per month.

The service works on a receiver developed by 2Wire.

“Through AT&T Homezone, we are offering our customers a new way to experience home entertainment and communications, maximizing the strengths of integrated broadband and satellite delivery for entertainment," AT&T Consumer chief marketing officer Rick Welday said in a prepared statement.

"It also offers net-based remote access to the system -- features that differentiate it in the marketplace -- and it underscores our strategy to integrate the three screens that many consumers value the most today: the TV, PC and wireless phone,” he added.