AT&T Inc. has added three new 4G LTE markets Wednesday and expanded the faster data service in three more areas.
The new markets are:
And these are the districts that get expanded service:
Hartford, Conn. expansion (Waterbury/Meriden)
Mobile, Ala. expansion (Baldwin County)
Toledo, Ohio expansion (Bowling Green)
"This brings our total LTE market count to 158," an AT&T spokesman says.
Why this matters
AT&T was recently found to offer the fastest LTE service in the U.S.
However, it still lags Verizon Wireless's 470-plus 4G LTE footprint, so its steady drumbeat of new launches helps its market perception and marketing clout.
DanJones, User Rank: Blogger 3/20/2013 | 9:24:21 PM
re: AT&T Adds More 4G LTE FYI,I never did get much of an answer about why AT&T's network is faster than Verizons.They're working with the same 2x10MHz channels as VRZN. Seems to me that it might have a later generation of technology onboard and a slight edge in antenna technology.
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