AT&T 4G LTE Expands To Soddy Daisy

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

AT&T has expanded its 4G LTE network in Soddy Daisy in Hamilton County, bringing more customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. AT&T launched 4G LTE in Chattanooga in April this expanded coverage is part of its ongoing rollout across the area.

                                                           

AT&T has invested nearly $1.3 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Tennessee between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers.

 

“Mobile broadband will play a key role in Hamilton County’s future success, and the expansion of the 4G LTE network puts us in a position to pursue that future right now,” said Senator Bo Watson.

“The way we communicate is changing, and we must do all we can to encourage even more investment in infrastructure and new technology.”

“This is wonderful news to have 4G LTE in Hamilton County and Soddy Daisy,” said Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger.

“Demand for high-speed connectivity is growing every day, and having wireless broadband access makes our communities very attractive to future investment.”

“Wireless broadband is important to support the way we work and the way we live today,” said Soddy Daisy Mayor Rick Nunley. “With high-speed broadband access through the 4G LTE network, we are better equipped to meet the needs of our residents.”

 

“As part of the Hamilton County and Soddy Daisy community, we’re always looking for new opportunities to provide enhanced coverage, and our investment in our 4G LTE network is another way we’re accomplishing that,” said MaryStewart Lewis, regional director, external affairs, AT&T Tennessee. “AT&T is making robust investments in Tennessee to make sure that residents can take full advantage of the latest services and tools, and that businesses have the speed they need to compete and grow.”


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