By Edward Cardenas

ROMULUS (CBS Detroit) – AT&T is high-flying when it comes to data performance at Detroit Metro Airport.

According to a study by Seattle-based RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, AT&T wireless customers at Metro Airport utilize a network ranked highest for 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 traveling.”

RootMetrics conducted a wireless data performance study for Metro, and ranked it tops at Metro Airport for data performance.

“We tested data performance across all networks in publicly accessible areas within Detroit, including common areas such as check-in, baggage claim, and terminals. AT&T ranked first in the Airport RootScore®Award for data network performance in Detroit, MI (DTW)” said Bill Moore, RootMetrics’ President and CEO, in a rele

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.

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