AT&T Brings Mobile Internet Network To Northern Michigan

Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:02am EST

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Local Wireless Network Upgrade Extends Access to Advanced Products, Services and

MARQUETTE, Mich.,  Feb. 15, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced the
availability of its mobile Internet network in  Houghton County,  Iron County 
and  Montcalm County, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and
applications to customers in these areas.  


AT&T is an industry leader in delivering the benefits of the mobile Internet,
offering powerful and flexible connectivity, a wide range of smartphone and
other device options, and simultaneous voice and data capabilities for an
amazing wireless voice and Internet experience.

"As the transition continues into the next generation of innovation and
communications technology, our goal is always for our customers to have an
extraordinary experience. As part of these communities, we're always looking for
new opportunities to provide an enhanced customer experience and our investment
in the local wireless network is just one way we're accomplishing that," said 
Jim Murray, president, AT&T Michigan.

AT&T has the broadest  international coverage  of any U.S. wireless provider,
providing access to voice service in more than 225 countries and data service in
more than 205 countries. AT&T also offers voice and data roaming coverage on
more than 140 major cruise ships, as well as mobile Internet services in more
than 145 countries.

AT&T operates  the nation's largest Wi-Fi network** including more than 31,000
AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers
across the country. Most AT&T smartphone customers get access to our entire
national Wi-Fi network at no additional cost, and Wi-Fi usage doesn't count
against customers' monthly wireless data plans.

AT&T also is a leading developer of Distributed Antenna Systems, which utilize
multiple small antennas to maximize coverage and speed within stadiums,
convention centers, office buildings, hotels and other areas where traditional
coverage methods are challenging.   

Over the past five years, AT&T invested more than $115 billion into operations
and into acquiring spectrum and other assets that have enhanced our wireless and
wired networks. Since 2007, AT&T has invested more capital into the U.S. economy
than any other public company.  In a  July 2012  report, the Progressive Policy
Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. "Investment Heroes."

For more information about AT&T's coverage in  Michigan  or anywhere in  the
United States, consumers can visit the  AT&T Coverage Viewer. For updates on the
AT&T wireless network, please visit the  AT&T network news  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.

**AT&T operates the nation's largest Wi-Fi network** including more than 32,000
AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers,
and provides access to more than 402,000 hotspots globally through roaming

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the
most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T
operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in  the United States 
and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes
the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi,
high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile
Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S.
carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It
also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse and AT&T │DIRECTV
brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one
of the most advanced in the world.  

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