AT&T, a leading mobile network service provider in the U.S. has rolled out 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) services in 11 additional markets including New York City, taking the total coverage area to 26 markets inclusive of 74 million customers. According to company reports, the new markets where the 4G LTE service is available includes the New York City metro area, Austin, Chapel Hill, Los Angeles, Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose.
John Stankey, President and CEO, AT&T Business Solutions, said that they are building a 4G LTE network that’s blazing fast, and will offer dual layers of 4G technologies to provide customers with a more consistent speed experience. He added that their network, together with their unsurpassed 4G device portfolio and innovative applications, will give customers an industry-leading mobile broadband experience.
The new services provides AT&T customers a faster and more consistent 4G experience on their compatible devices, even when outside of a 4G LTE area. Further, AT&T is the only network operator to offer three times faster downloads on the Apple iPhone 4S.
The company expects its 4G LTE deployment to be largely complete by the end of 2013.