AT&T is doing more than just putting in free Wi-Fi in NY parks. During the first six months of the year, it spent $180 million boosting connectivity in New York State.
Across the NY Metro area, AT&T made nearly 6, 500 upgrades. It added 44 new cell sites and upgraded 3,000 network connections. It increased capacity in 3,300 networks and upgraded broadband speeds. In addition, AT&T expanded its 4G LTE network in New York City and also launched it in Buffalo.
“We’re working to build a 4G network that’s smarter and better to provide our customers with a superior mobile Internet experience,” Marissa Shorenstein, president, AT&T New York, said in a press release.