Two days after touting a $625 million investment over the past three years in its networks in metro Detroit, AT&T released investment figures for other Michigan metropolitan areas. AT&T also announced the availability of its 4G LTE high-speed data service in the Traverse City area.
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.
As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced wireless devices and services, AT&T has expanded its mobile Internet coverage at Beaumont Health System by completing the installation of a new Distributed Antenna System at its Grosse Pointe Hospital.
Verizon Wireless was to announce Tuesday that it invested $265 million in 2011 to enhance its network in Michigan. Included was the expansion of 4G LTE to nearly 150 cities, townships and communities, nearly 50 universities and colleges and three professional sporting venues.
AT&T is focused on enabling 4G speeds and enhanced reliability for customers in the Detroit area, part of its overall planned $19-billion investment in its U.S. wireless and wireline networks and other capital projects in 2011.