"WomenCertified works to raise awareness among consumers about which brands are most recommended by women and to honor those brands," said
AT&T recently announced Internet speed upgrades of up to 45 Mbps in 17 states in its service area. It also plans to continue increasing speeds and expand availability of its U-verse offerings as part of a three-year, multi-billion-dollar investment plan called Project Velocity IP (VIP). That plan includes expanding availability to about 57 million customer locations in AT&T's wireline service area by year-end 2015, and increasing U-verse Internet speeds to up to 100 Mbps in the future.
Recommendations Equal Loyalty
Ms. Passi said it's important to note that the award doesn't just signify that the brand or service has women's favor -- it signifies that women are willing to recommend it to others. "When a woman is willing to recommend a brand or service to others, it means that business has earned her loyalty. Those are the businesses we wish to recognize for their efforts and commitment to the No. 1 consumer -- women," she said.
"AT&T Home Solutions are built around offering a total package to customers: speed, reliability, mobility and service," Ms. Lee said. "We've learned that consumers consider broadband to be the most important of all electronic home services."
WomenCertified awards businesses and brands based on consumer experience and their inclination to recommend the brand, product or service. Businesses and brands that are the most recommended by women are awarded the "America's Best" in their category and are eligible to carry the Women's Choice Award seal.
Awards are based on surveys of tens of thousands of women as well as on research conducted with the
Integrated Bundle of Services
AT&T* offers Internet service through AT&T U-verse, an integrated bundle of Internet Protocol (IP) services that include AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet, AT&T U-verse TV and AT&T U-verse Voice. U-verse Internet offers more speed options and includes wireless home networking capability for all Internet customers. U-verse Internet packages include access to more than 30,000 hot spots on the nation's largest Wi-Fi network, so customers can stay connected at home or on-the-go.
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