AT&T Shows Network Upgrades in Washington DC

AT&T* is offering greater Washington DC area wireless users a bird's-eye view of AT&T's wireless network enhancements.

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.
In addition to the greater Washington DC area, AT&T has created microsites for:  AtlantaChicago,Dallas-Fort WorthDetroitHoustonIndianapolisKansas CityLos AngelesNew York,PhiladelphiaPhoenixSan DiegoSan FranciscoSouth FloridaSt. Louis and Tampa-St. Petersburg. All sites are accessible at the "focus: AT&T" landing page.

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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.

**4G speeds not available everywhere. Compatible device required. Learn more at

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