AT&T Activates New Cell Site In Rochester Hills To Provide More Mobile
Internet Coverage For Customers
New Cell Sites Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., March 15, 2013
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To support growing
demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the
activation of a new mobile Internet cell site in Rochester Hills near West
Tienken and North Adams Roads. The cell site will enhance coverage for area
residents and businesses. With mobile Internet speeds, AT&T customers can surf
the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile
"AT&T's innovation and investment in Oakland County means bringing the next
generation of technology to local families and job providers," said State
Senator Jim Marleau. "This is the kind of investment that not only helps keep
our families connected, but also gives job providers the tools they need to
compete in the global economy and that's exciting news for the region."
The new cell site is one part of AT&T's ongoing efforts to drive investment
and innovation to deliver the nation's best, most advanced mobile Internet
experience for customers. AT&T has the nation's largest 4G network, which
provides accelerated mobile data speeds and simultaneous voice and data
"As the transition continues into the next generation of innovation and
communications technology, our goal is always for our customers to have an
extraordinary experience. As part of these communities, we're always looking
for new opportunities to provide an enhanced customer experience and our
investment in the local wireless network is just one way we're accomplishing
that," said Jim Murray, president, AT&T Michigan.
AT&T's mobile Internet network is based on the 3rd Generation Partnership
Project (3GPP) family of technologies that includes GSM and UMTS, the most
widely used wireless network platforms in the world. AT&T has the broadest
international coverage of any U.S. wireless provider, providing access to
voice service in more than 225 countries and data service in more than 200
countries. AT&T also offers voice and data roaming coverage on more than 135
major cruise ships, as well as mobile broadband services in more than 130
AT&T also operates the nation's largest Wi-Fi network** with nearly 30,000
hotspots in the U.S. and provides access to nearly 225,000 hotspots globally
through roaming agreements. 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 plans.
Visitors to our local network site, http://att.com/DetroitNetwork, get a peek
into AT&T's wireless network enhancements made since January 2011.
Enhancements include new cell sites, Internet speed upgrades, capacity
upgrades and network connection upgrades.
For more information about AT&T's coverage in Michigan or anywhere in the
United States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. Using the online
tool, AT&T customers can measure quality of coverage from a street address,
intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark.
For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news
*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.
** 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 402,000 hotspots globally through
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