AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Greater Philadelphia
Forty Six Cell Sites Activated with 3G Mobile Broadband as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless Network in Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of 3G technology on 46 cell sites in the greater Philadelphia area that will enhance coverage for residents and businesses in Berks, Bucks, Montgomery and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania, and Burlington, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem Counties in New Jersey. The communities that will see enhanced coverage include Nottingham, Cochranville, Atglen, Honey Brook, Solebury, Schwenksville, Oxford, Tabernacle, Franklinville, Woodstown and neighboring communities.
These cell sites are one part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to drive innovation and extend its 3G wireless network – the fastest in the nation, according to independent testing. It is also part of AT&T’s ongoing investment to build the broadband networks that will fuel economic growth and create jobs, and enable the its customers to quickly access the content, applications and services that matter most to them.
“Our goal is pretty simple: we want you to have an extraordinary experience when you make a call, check e-mail, download a song or video, or surf the Internet on your AT&T device,” said J. Michael Schweder, president of AT&T Mid-Atlantic. “As part of the greater Philadelphia community, we’re always looking for new opportunities to provide enhanced coverage and our investment in the local wireless network is just one way to accomplish this.”
The AT&T 3G network opens the door to a new era of advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich content. With 3G speeds, you can surf the Web, download files faster than ever, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications.
AT&T’s 3G mobile broadband network is based on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) family of technologies that includes GSM and UMTS, the most open and widely used wireless network platforms in the world. AT&T offers 3G data roaming in more than 100 countries, as well as voice calling in more than 215 countries.
AT&T offers unsurpassed choice in the range of devices, services and applications compatible with its 3G network. AT&T offers a wide variety of devices from more than a dozen manufacturers, including handsets that are compatible with six different operating systems and five different e-mail applications. AT&T’s Media Mall 2.0 offers more than 90,000 content options, and customers can download virtually any application over the Internet. Additionally, AT&T supports a community of more than 20,000 application developers via its devCentral portal.
For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit www.att.com/networknews.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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