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AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in two northern Indiana communities. The high-speed wireless technology is now available in Elkhart and Goshen. March 27, 2014
ELKHART, Ind. - AT&T has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network in Elkhart and Goshen, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology.
"We appreciate AT&T's continued investment in our community, which ensures that our citizens benefit from the latest communications technologies," said Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore.
"This investment is critical, as our citizens' lives are filled with products and services that use the most advanced technology networks," said Goshen Mayor Allan J. Kauffman, "and all of them depend on reliable connections being available wherever they are."
"We continue to see demand for mobile Internet skyrocket, and our 4G LTE network in Elkhart and Goshen responds to what customers want from their mobile experience - more, faster, reliably, on the best devices," said Bill Soards, president of AT&T Indiana.
AT&T's 4G Network
This launch is part of AT&T's Project Velocity IP (VIP), a three-year investment plan announced in Fall 2012 to expand and enhance its IP broadband networks. Through this investment, AT&T is supporting its customers' growing desire for high-speed Internet access and new mobile, app and cloud-based services. As part of Project VIP, AT&T plans to add macro cell sites nationwide by year-end 2015, as well as deploy small cells and add Distributed Antenna Systems to increase the density of its wireless network.
AT&T also is a leading developer of Distributed Antenna Systems, which utilize multiple small antennas to maximize coverage and speed within stadiums, convention centers, office buildings, hotels and other areas where traditional coverage methods are challenging.
Over the past six years (2008 to 2013), AT&T invested more than $140 billion into its wireless and wireline networks, when you combine capital investment and acquisitions of spectrum and wireless operations. Since 2008, AT&T has invested more capital into the U.S. economy than any other public company. In a September 2013 report, the Progressive Policy Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. "Investment Heroes."
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one 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.
Source: AT&T Inc.