Local telecommunications services are provided by AT&T, which provides a full array of broadband data and e-commerce solutions to business customers. AT&T has a network platform in place that allows the company to not only meet the needs of current customers, but positions it well to meet future customer expectations.
- AT&T’s local telephone exchange in Tuscaloosa is served by three, state-of-the-art digital switching centers. All are equipped with stored program control and allow BellSouth to offer leading-edge services to its customers.
- Inter-office links between the three digital switching centers are 100-percent fiber. In addition, all network feeder routes throughout the Tuscaloosa metro area are equipped with fiber-optic cable.
- AT&T has more than 11,000 strand miles fiber throughout its Tuscaloosa-area network.
- AT&T’s self healing fiber diversity ring allows its customers to have instant, continuous service on alternative circuits if a principal cable is damaged or destroyed.