AT&T customers can now see recent network enhancements in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. An industry first, the microsite gives customers an unparalleled view of what AT&T is doing to enhance the customer experience. Visitors to the new “Focus: Tampa-St. Petersburg” microsite immediately view a map of the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, and are prompted to select the city or county they’re most interested in. The hyper-local map displays specific network enhancements that AT&T has made in the area since the beginning of 2011. Enhancements include new cell sites, broadband speed upgrades, capacity upgrades and network connection upgrades. In addition, AT&T has also created a dedicated Twitter handle that visitors can follow for up-to-date information on what is going on in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Tweets from the @ATT_Tampa
In Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, year to date through August 5, 2011, AT&T has:
- Built two new cell sites, providing more bars in the area.
- Added 111 carriers to increase spectrum on area cell sites, providing extra capacity to reduce dropped calls and improve service quality at busy times.
- Expanded 135 network connections with fiber lines at area cell sites, helping reduce dropped calls and enable 4G data speeds for compatible devices.