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AT&T INVESTS MORE THAN $600 MILLION OVER THREE-YEAR PERIOD TO ENHANCE LOCAL NETWORKS IN MARYLAND
Investment Expands Access to Nation’s Most Reliable 4G LTE Network,
Benefits of Mobile Broadband
ANNAPOLIS, MD, MARCH 7, 2014
AT&T* has invested more than $600 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Maryland from 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), a three-year investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013 made 257 network upgrades in Maryland, including new cell sites and addition of wireless network capacity.
Maryland residents depend on our fast and reliable Internet connections more and more every
day, whether it’s instant access to files and apps at work, watching a video at home, or even
receiving updates from connected cars or home monitors
Denis Dunn, president of AT&T Maryland.
“AT&T is making robust investments locally 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.”
Notable Maryland network enhancements in 2013 included:
New 4G LTE site launches
across the state, including a key site near Baltimore’s
downtown sports complexes.
4G LTE expansions in Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Harford and Prince
4G LTE area launches in Ocean City, Leonardtown and Cumberland.
“Continued investment in fast and reliable Internet connectivity is critical for both quality of life
and economic growth in Maryland
“Enhanced wireless and wired connectivity is an