AT&T Boasts 301.9M Wi-Fi Connections

AT&T Wi-Fi usage soars with 301.9 million connections made in third quarter 2011

October 24, 2011

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DALLAS -- Consumers are increasingly relying on AT&T Wi-Fi to connect in more places from more devices, driving significant growth in Wi-Fi connections on AT&T*’s nationwide network.

In the third quarter:

  • Users made 301.9 million AT&T Wi-Fi connections — more than 37 connections every second.

  • Connections nearly tripled (up more than 282 percent) versus connections made in the third-quarter 2010.

  • Users now make 100 million AT&T Wi-Fi connections per month. Wi-Fi connections in a single month now exceed the total connections made in all of 2009 and are five times the total connections made in 2008.

  • Data carried on the AT&T Wi-Fi network more than doubled versus the third-quarter 2010.

“The accelerating growth in connections and usage on our Wi-Fi network shows what we’ve known all along: Customers want toconnect wherever they are, from any device, in a fast, reliable and convenient way,” said Angie Wiskocil, senior vice president, AT&T Wi-Fi Services. “Consumers and businesses understand the numerous benefits in using and offering Wi-Fi in more places. By investing in our network and expanding our Wi-Fi footprint, we will continue to be the leader in Wi-Fi services.”

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)

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