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Audrey Chang
On Behalf of AT&T
AT&T EXPAND !" #TE $%&E'A"E T% (%'E )E'ND%N
Additional 4G LTE Cell Site Added as Part of AT&T’s Project VIP Investment
)E'ND%N, &A, (ay +, ,-.! — As part of its ontinuing net!or" in#est$ent and ongoing %& 'T(
rollout) AT&T* has added an additional $o+ile ,nternet ell site in -erndon) off of (lden .treet near the
$iddle shool) to e/pand AT&T %& 'T( o#erage for area residents and +usinesses.
AT&T has the nation0s $ost relia+le %& 'T( net!or".** AT&T %& 'T( is the latest generation of
!ireless net!or" tehnology and pro#ides se#eral +enefits for loal residents) inluding faster $o+ile
,nternet speeds — up to 10 ti$es faster than 2&) i$pro#ed perfor$ane) relia+ility and inno#ati#e ne!
%& 'T(3o$pati+le de#ies.
AT&T launhed its ultra3fast %& 'T( net!or" in the greater 4ashington) 5C area in 6o#e$+er 2011.
The ne! ell site is one part of AT&T0s ongoing efforts to e/pand %& 'T( o#erage and to dri#e
in#est$ent and inno#ation to deli#er the nation0s +est) $ost ad#aned $o+ile ,nternet e/periene for
7Our goal is for our usto$ers to ha#e an e/traordinary e/periene) and they0ll +e a+le to do!nload)
upload) strea$ and ga$e faster than e#er +efore on our %& 'T( net!or")8 said 9. :ihael .h!eder)
;resident of AT&T :id3Atlanti. 7As part of the -erndon o$$unity) !e0re al!ays loo"ing for ne!
opportunities to pro#ide enhaned o#erage) and our in#est$ent in the loal !ireless net!or" is
another !ay !e0re ao$plishing that.8
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This launh is part of AT&T0s ;ro<et =eloity ,; >=,;?) a three3year in#est$ent plan announed in @all
2012 to e/pand and enhane its ,; +road+and net!or"s. Through this in#est$ent) AT&T is supporting
its usto$ers0 gro!ing desire for high3speed ,nternet aess and ne! $o+ile) app and loud3+ased
ser#ies. As part of ;ro<et =,;) AT&T plans to add $aro ell sites nation!ide +y year3end 2015) as
!ell as deploy s$all ells and add 5istri+uted Antenna .yste$s to inrease the density of its !ireless
AT&T0s inno#ation and in#est$ent has resulted in a nation!ide %& net!or" !ith ultra3fast speeds and a
onsistent user e/periene. The great perfor$ane of AT&T0s %& 'T( net!or" ontinues to +e
#alidated +y independent third3party testingA
• Our %& 'T( ser#ie !as reogniBed as ha#ing faster a#erage do!nload and upload speeds
than any of our o$petitors in ;C4orldCTeh-i#e0s $ost reent 203$ar"et speed tests — the
seond onseuti#e year that AT&T has ran"ed first o#erall. ;C4orldCTeh-i#e also ran"ed
AT&T0s as the fastest o$+ination of 2& and %& ser#ies in the 20 ities it tested.****
• And AT&T !as na$ed A$eria0s fastest %& 'T( net!or" in ;C :agaBine0s 2012 @astest
:o+ile 6et!or"s 203$ar"et study — and also s!ept the top ran"ings in all si/ D... regions fro$
oast to oastA 6ortheast) .outheast) 6orth3Central) .outh3Central) 6orth!est and
AT&T0s fous to deli#er the +est possi+le $o+ile ,nternet e/periene goes +eyond %& to e$+rae
additional onnetion tehnologies. AT&T operates the nation0s largest 4i3@i net!or"******* inluding
$ore than 22)000 AT&T 4i3@i -ot .pots at popular restaurants) hotels) +oo"stores and retailers and
pro#ides aess to $ore than %E1)000 hotspots glo+ally through roa$ing agree$ents. :ost AT&T
s$artphone usto$ers get aess to our entire national 4i3@i net!or" at no additional ost) and 4i3@i
usage doesn0t ount against usto$ers0 $onthly !ireless data plans.
AT&T also is a leading de#eloper of 5istri+uted Antenna .yste$s) !hih utiliBe $ultiple s$all antennas
to $a/i$iBe o#erage and speed !ithin stadiu$s) on#ention enters) offie +uildings) hotels and other
areas !here traditional o#erage $ethods are hallenging.
O#er the past si/ years >2008 to 2012?) AT&T in#ested $ore than F1%0 +illion into its !ireless and
!ireline net!or"s) !hen you o$+ine apital in#est$ent and aGuisitions of spetru$ and !ireless
operations. .ine 2008) AT&T has in#ested $ore apital into the D... eono$y than any other pu+li
o$pany. ,n a .epte$+er 2012 report) the ;rogressi#e ;oliy ,nstitute ran"ed AT&T 6o. 1 on its list of
D... 7,n#est$ent -eroes.8
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* AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and
not by AT&T Inc.
** Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETI. peed claim based on a comparison of !..
national carriers" avera#e 4G LTE do$nload speeds for Android% and &indo$s smartphones and i'hone (. )eliability claim
compares data transfer completion rates on nation$ide 4G LTE net$orks. 4G speeds not available every$here.
*** 4G speeds delivered by LTE* or +'A, $ith enhanced backhaul* $here available. -eployment on#oin#. .ompatible
device and data plan re/uired. !p to 012 claim compares 4G LTE do$nload speeds to industry avera#e 3G do$nload speeds.
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