AT&T expands nation's largest 4G network
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Posted by: Maggie Reber-Wynn
AT&T EXPANDS NATION’S LARGEST 4G
BUENA VISTA AND COTOPAXI
New Cell Sites Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T
in Local Wireless Network
BUENA VISTA, Colo., Feb. 5, 2013— The nation’s largest 4G network just got larger for
customers in Buena Vista and Cotopaxi. AT&T* has activated two new 4G
mobile Internet cell sites that will enhance coverage for area residents and
businesses and provide speeds up to four times faster than 3G.**
can now enjoy improved 4G speeds** in Buena Vista and Cotopaxi. The new sites are located near the intersection of
Highway 24 and County Road 384 in Buena Vista and near the intersection of
Highway 50 and County Road 1A in Cotopaxi.
customers have access to the nation’s largest 4G network, covering more than
285 million people and now 3,000 more 4G cities and towns than Verizon.*** The
4G expansion is part of AT&T’s continuing network investment to support the
growing demand for mobile devices, apps and faster mobile Internet speeds.
for wireless speed is growing rapidly, and we are excited to continually bring
these super-fast speeds to residents and businesses in Buena Vista and
Cotopaxi,” said Bill Soards, President-AT&T Colorado.
AT&T continues to invest in our community by building infrastructure, local
leaders must help build consensus with government and the private sector that
recognizes the importance of connecting everyone to the benefits of broadband,”
said Wendell Pryor, Director of the Chaffee County Economic Development
has deployed two compatible 4G technologies to deliver more speed to more
smartphone customers, which means AT&T customers can get 4G speeds on 4G HSPA+, unlike competitors, where smartphone customers
fall back to slower 3G technologies when outside of LTE coverage.
focus to deliver the best possible mobile Internet experience goes beyond 4G
and DAS to embrace additional connection technologies. AT&T operates the
nation’s largest Wi-Fi network****
including more than 31,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants,
hotels, bookstores and retailers across the country. Most AT&T smartphone
customers get access to our entire national Wi-Fi network at no additional
cost, and Wi-Fi usage doesn’t count against customers’ monthly wireless data
past five years, AT&T invested more than $115billion into operations
and into acquiring spectrum and other assets that have enhanced our wireless
and wired networks. Since 2007, AT&T has invested more capital into the
U.S. economy than any other public company. In a July 2012 report, the Progressive
Policy Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. "Investment Heroes.”
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by AT&T Inc.
**4G speeds not available everywhere. Learn more at
att.com/network. Claim compares 4G download speeds to industry average 3G
download speeds.4G compatible device and data plan required.
***Comparison based on U.S. cities and towns with 4G coverage.
****Access includes AT&T Wi-Fi Basic. A Wi-Fi enabled device
required. Other restrictions apply. See www.attwifi.com for
details and locations.
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