AT&T Launches Industry-First Microsite for Greater New York Region to Show Up-To-Date Network Upgrades
NEW YORK, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to customer feedback, AT&T* is offering greater New York region wireless users a bird's eye view of AT&T's wireless network enhancements.
Beginning today, New Yorkers can see up-to-date network enhancements in the greater New York region by simply visiting the new "focus: New York" microsite. An industry first, the microsite provides an unparalleled view of what AT&T is doing to enhance the customer experience.
Visitors to the microsite will see a map of the greater New York region, and are prompted to select the city or borough they're most interested in exploring.
The hyper-local map displays specific network enhancements that AT&T has made in the area since the beginning of 2011, and is updated weekly. Enhancements include new cell sites, broadband speed upgrades, capacity upgrades and network connection upgrades. The focus: New York microsite interactive map is also optimized for most mobile devices.
In the greater New York region**, from the beginning of 2011 through March 26, 2012, AT&T has:
-- Built more than 40 new cell sites, providing more bars in the area.
-- Upgraded more than 45 cell sites, providing faster mobile Internet
-- Added more than 3,000 carriers to increase spectrum on area cell sites,
providing extra capacity to reduce dropped calls and improve service
quality at busy times.
-- Expanded nearly 2,900 network connections with fiber lines at area cell
sites, helping reduce dropped calls and enable 4G data speeds for
AT&T has also created a dedicated Twitter handle, @ATTNYC, that New Yorkers can follow for up-to-date information on what is going on in New York.
In addition to the greater New York region, AT&T has created microsites for: Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, South Florida, St. Louis and Tampa-St. Petersburg. More sites are planned and will be accessible at the "focus: AT&T" landing page.
*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.
** Greater New York region includes the US Census metro areas of Bridgeport, Kingston, New Haven, New York, Poughkeepsie, Torrington and Trenton.
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