Telecom spends $975M in state over last two years
by MBJ Staff
Published: February 26,2013
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T invested nearly $975 million in its Mississippi wireless and wireline networks from 2010 through 2012, with a focus on expanding 4G LTE mobile Internet coverage and enhancing the overall performance of its networks, according to a release from the telecommunications company.
AT&T has made more than 145 wireless network upgrades in six key categories in Mississippi during 2012, including activating new cell sites, adding capacity, upgrading cell sites to provide fast 4G LTE mobile Internet speeds and deploying high-capacity Ethernet connections to cell sites.
AT&T launched 4G LTE in the Jackson, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Oxford and Starkville areas in 2012.
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