AT&T has announced the availability of AT&T U-verse Voice services in Sacramento, Calif. Completing the company’s triple play offering, U-verse Voice brings together customers’ AT&T wireline and wireless voice, broadband and TV services with features that promise a new level of integration, convenience and control.
Because U-verse Voice is a managed IP-based service, AT&T says that it can promise customers great sound quality and reliability, as well as unmatched calling features, unlike other VoIP providers that offer “best-effort” digital phone services over the public Internet.
“Sacramento is one of the first areas to receive U-verse Voice, and we’re excited for our customers to see what true integration is all about,” said Loretta Walker, AT&T vice president and general manager for the Sacramento area, in a statement. “With U-verse Voice, we’re going beyond your basic bundles to make services work together in new and exciting ways all around you.”
Advanced U-verse Voice features include a single voice mail box for customers U-verse Voice and wireless lines; an online management portal to manage call preferences, contacts and call history; and a ‘locate me’ feature that provides simultaneous ringing on up to four numbers so that a customer never misses an important incoming call.
AT&T offers U-verse TV customers two U-verse Voice calling plans: U-verse Voice Unlimited, which includes unlimited local and nationwide minutes to any location in the United States, Canada or U.S. territories for $40 a month or U-verse Voice 1000, which includes 1,000 anywhere minutes to any location in the United States or U.S. territories for $30 a month. Customers can add a second phone line, which shares the primary line’s calling plan, for $20 a month, and each plan features competitive international rates with no recurring monthly charge.