DETROIT (WWJ) — AT&T announced Monday that it had invested more than $625 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in the Detroit, Warren and Dearborn area between 2011 through 2013, with upgrades designed to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers.
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 63 network upgrades in the Detroit area, including new cell sites, addition of wireless and wired network capacity, and new broadband network connections.
Additionally, AT&T expanded the reach of its network, providing access to U-verse Internet and video services to 39,000 new customer locations and delivering powerful fiber-optic connections to 4,197 business locations at 174 multi-tenant business buildings and business parks.
AT&T provides the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network today, covering nearly 280 million Americans with 4G LTE service. In 2012, Detroit was added to AT&T’s extensive LTE network. The company also expanded its 4G LTE footprint in 2013 to area communities, including, Dearborn, Warren, Farmington Hills, Northville, Rochester, Westland and Sterling Heights, as well as other places.
For more information about AT&T’s coverage in Detroit or anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer.