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Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics® awards top spot to AT&T in National wireless network performance study
ANNAPOLIS, MD, March 7, 2014 — A newly released report shows AT&T* wireless customers in Maryland are enjoying a network experience ranked highest in a tie for combined/overall voice, data, and text performance by an independent mobile research and testing organization. Seattle-based RootMetrics® today released a national wireless network performance study, which awarded AT&T in a tie for first in Maryland for its combination of call, text and data performance. ** “AT&T is tied for the highest rank in our National Study of overall network performance in Maryland. Our National Study looks at data, call and text performance across all network technologies, including 4G LTE in Maryland. We look at performance from a consumer’s point of view, and AT&T offered a very strong overall performance for those in Maryland during our tests,” said Bill Moore, president and CEO of RootMetrics. AT&T’s 4G LTE deployment is ahead of schedule, covering nearly 280 million people. AT&T expects to be substantially complete with its 4G LTE deployment by summer 2014. *** “We’re proud that AT&T has the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network **** in Maryland,” said J. Michael Schweder, president of AT&T Mid-Atlantic. “Network coverage and quality are the top reasons customers choose our best-in-class network. We continue to invest and upgrade aggressively. From 2011 through 2013, AT&T invested $600 million in its wireless and wireline networks in Maryland. And we continue to make investments to deliver a great overall mobile experience for our customers.”
Find More Information Online: Web Site Links: AT&T News AT&T Wireless AT&T 4G Network Related Releases: AT&T Plans to Launch Blackberry Z10 and Blackberry Q10 Smartphones Powered by Blackberry 10, for Consumer and Business Customers AT&T to Acquire Wireless Spectrum and Assets from Atlantic TeleNetwork, Inc., Enhance Wireless Coverage in Rural Areas AT&T Enhances Mobile Broadband Coverage in Time for the Big Game and Carnival Season Related Media Kits: AT&T Network News AT&T Mobile Devices Related Materials: Infographic: AT&T 4G Evolution Video: What is LTE? Video: 4G LTE and HSPA+ Coverage Video: 4G Shopping Tips Video: AT&T 4G Network Speeds Infographic: 2012 Network Investment

*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. ** Rankings based on RootMetrics Maryland State RootScore Report: covering July-December 2013 for network performance test results of 4 mobile networks as an average across all available network types. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of AT&T. Visit for details.

***4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Learn more at **** Claim based on analysis of independent third party data regarding nationwide carriers’ 4G LTE. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.

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