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AT&T Wireless Service Takes Off At Metro Airport

By Edward Cardenas

ROMULUS (CBS Detroit) – An independent mobile analytics firm has ranked AT&T wireless highest for data performance at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Seattle-based RootMetrics recently released a wireless data network performance study for airport , and ranked AT&T tops in the RootMetrics Airport RootScore Award winner for its data performance.

“Our customers rely on staying connected while they travel,” said Brian Ducharme, vice president/general manager for AT&T in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, in a release. “They want to get in touch with colleagues, family, and friends before they leave or as soon as they walk off the plane. With AT&T, customers can read email, send photos, check the news, and much more while travelling.”

AT&T stated that it has conducted network enhancements including  4G LTE coverage and a Distributed Antenna System at DTW – which are strategically placed antennas that distribute AT&T’s wireless network coverage at the airport that provides better coverage to customers.

This was the second consecutive RootMetrics Airport RootScore study for Metro Airport in which AT&T ranked highest.

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