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AT&T Invests Nearly $100 Million Over Three-Year Period To Enhance
Local Networks In Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested
nearly $100 millionin its best-in-class wireless networks in Salt Lake
between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance
speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and
Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand
and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013
made 43 network upgrades in the Salt Lake City area, including new
cell sites, addition of wireless network capacity, and new broadband
"Salt Lake residents depend on our fast and reliable Internet
connections more and more every day, whether it's instant access to
files and apps at work, watching a video at home, or even receiving
updates from connected cars or home monitors," said Tara Thue,
Director of External Affairs, AT&T Utah. "AT&T is making robust
investments locally to make sure that residents can take full
advantage of the latest services and tools, and that businesses have
the speed they need to compete and grow."
AT&T was named Salt Lake City'sfastest 4G LTE network in PC Magazine's
2013 Fastest Mobile Networks 30-market study. AT&T swept the top
rankings in all six U.S. regions from coast to coast: Northeast,
Southeast, North-Central, South-Central, Northwest and Southwest.**
AT&T provides the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network today,
covering nearly 280 million Americans with 4G LTE service.
AT&T operates the nation's largest Wi-Fi network*** including more
than 32,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels,
bookstores and retailers, and provides access to more than 529,000
hotspots globally through roaming agreements. Most AT&T smartphone
customers and U-verse 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 plans.
For more information about AT&T's coverage in Salt Lake City or
anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage
Viewer. For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the
AT&T network news page.
* AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries
and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
** PC Magazine, June 17, 2013;
*** Largest based on company branded and operated hotspots.
To define a market, we rely on the Core Based Statistical Areas
(CBSA), as established by the United States Office of Management and
Budget. Minor differences, if any, between annual totals reflect
annual updating of market boundaries in our record systems.
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of the most honored companies in the world . Its subsidiaries and
affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T
services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful
array of network resources that includes the nation's most reliable 4G
LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed
Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet,
AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S.
carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most
countries. It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse @
brand. The company's suite of IP-based business communications
services is one of the most advanced in the world.
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provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at
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