AT&T continues 4G LTE network expansion effort

AT&T continues 4G LTE network expansion effort
In a continuing effort to extend the gift of LTE to more markets, AT&T has just added seven more areas to be graced by the next-generation network. This follows what is a tradition now – AT&T tirelessly expands their 4G network, and we report it so that you know precisely when to start shaking with uncontrollable joy.

A quick recap – while still officially behind Verizon in terms of total LTE coverage, No. 2 in the US reportedly covers over 292 million people throughout 300 markets. Pretty impressive considering that the total population of the US of A is estimated at about 314 million. Moreover, in a recent countrywide drive-through, PCMag released the results of its annual network testing – on average AT&T won over Verizon and any other in terms of actual LTE speeds in urban areas (Verizon fared better in rural regions).

The newest markets to get the green light on lightning fast connectivity are:

  • Minot, North Dakota
  • Warren County, New Jersey
  • Visalia-Porterville, California
  • Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota
  • Jackson County, Georgia
  • Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina
  • Mount Vernon, Ohio

source: AndroidCentral

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12 Comments

1. Dadler22

Posts: 241; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

why add LTE when you already pretend to already have 4G LOLZ

8. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

hspa is considered 4g in America. lte is much faster

2. JMartin22

Posts: 2371; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Is this an advertorial?

3. dvcgoofy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 26, 2013

Here in central MA a Verizon LTE device got me a whopping 1.5 mps download speed while AT&T's non LTE 4G on a similar device ran 10 mps download speed. (HSPA+) Closer to Worcester AT&T's LTE ran higher - 25 mps and up. So the article is correct; at least for my area.

5. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

yeah AT&T is getting better, its like I said before in Virginia they were horrible, but now if you go out there, you getting better service then most

9. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

same over here in los angeles att was horrible in 2008-2010 now it improved alot lte is faster here than verizon lte i have zero dropped calls have signal in places were friends with verizon have no service.

4. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Keep doing it AT&T make us consumer's more happy, now just bring back that option to upgrade early and everything is perfect........its like I told before in a post before, AT&T is the best because their signals work better because it go thru the walls.....I told yall already tmobile, metro pcs and sprint do not work in my house in brooklyn......Verizon get 1 to 2 bars but in the basement it get nothing, but once you get outside the Verizon phone get back all its bars, it just sucks inside, so everyone in my building have AT&T

6. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

But........ Verizon gets better data connection and penetrator in deep buildings. I have both Verizon and attachments. ATT had better Verizon has much better coverage for data. Also nob 5gb cap

7. Rager722 unregistered

I live in Brooklyn too, I use At&t as well, while my friends have Sprint (Virgin Mobile) and T-Mobile and they get deadzones in their house! smh! At&t works underground in the subways at points too

10. VictorP

Posts: 24; Member since: May 29, 2013

Here in Boise, ID at&t's LTE is twice as fast if not 3 times faster then Century Links internet. I get 30-42mbs on my iPhone 5 and my GS4. Where on my computer I get 12-15 with century link.

11. miamiheatfan6

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

great coverage here in west palm beach Florida 30-40 MBS on my galaxy note 2 ..sprints coverage sucks here and T-Mobile and metro pcs verzion is OK .but at&t is faster here.. my phone internet is faster then my home Comcast 6-12 ...

12. tiberius183

Posts: 8; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

4G LTE just went live yesterday here in Bremerton, WA!

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