Washingtonians can see network enhancements in Washington, DC and its Maryland and Virginia suburbs by simply visiting the new "focus: Washington DC" microsite. Updated weekly, the microsite provides an unparalleled view, unlike any other in the industry, of what AT&T is doing to enhance the customer experience. Visitors to the microsite will see a map of the greater Washington DC area, and they are prompted to select the city or town they're most interested in exploring.
The hyper-local map displays neighborhood-level network enhancements made by AT&T since the beginning of 2011. Enhancements include new cell sites, capacity upgrades and network connection upgrades. The focus: Washington DC microsite interactive map is also optimized for most mobile devices.
In the greater Washington DC area, from the beginning of 2011 through June 12, 2012, AT&T has:
- Built nearly 30 new cell sites, providing more bars in the area.
- Added nearly 700 carriers to increase spectrum on area cell sites, providing extra capacity to reduce dropped calls and improve service quality at busy times.
- Expanded more than 800 network connections with enhanced backhaul (e.g. fiber lines) at area cell sites, helping reduce dropped calls and enable 4G data speeds** for compatible devices.
*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.
**4G speeds not available everywhere. Compatible device required. Learn more at att.com/network.