Turkeys aren’t the only things stuffed this year! Roads are going to be packed with people traveling for the holidays, with more than 40 million people will driving to their holiday destinations.
And we know what that means — network reliability is essential. To ensure that our customers have access to our wireless network as they hit the roads this holiday, we have been rapidly building out our 4G LTE network, which is now available to more than 250 million people, in 471 markets. Even better, AT&T has the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network*. AT&T has invested more than $116 billion in its wireless and wireline networks over the past six years (2007-2012) to give our customers an even better network experience, whether they are in their home, at the office or in their car out on the open road.
While you’re at it, check out these helpful apps to help you survive the stuffed roads — and prepare the stuffed turkey.
*4G LTE speed claim based on national carriers’ average 4G LTE download speeds. Reliability claim based on data transfer completion rates on nationwide 4G LTE networks. 4G LTE availability varies.
*Thanksgiving Apps Checklist*
Curb the urge to text while driving with the newly enhanced AT&T DriveMode® app. When enabled and the vehicle is moving 25 mph, the app automatically sends a customizable auto-reply message to incoming texts*, letting your friends know you're behind the wheel and will reply when it's safe. Free to install. (Android)
*Standard messaging rates apply to auto-reply messages.
Packing Pro (iOS)
For those who can’t take your beloved pet on your trip – this app (Android) helps you choose the right sitter for your app. Need a cat or dog hotel? This is the app for you. Try Advanced Pet Sitting for iOS. Both free to install
Find the cheapest gas wherever you stop or check out the current gas prices – for free. Free to install (iOS & Android)
For the co-pilot in the car, the AT&T Navigator* app helps you keep your driver on the right route with the GPS navigation engine. It also allows you to see the latest road closures, accidents, hazards and beat traffic in record time while making your commute a breeze. *Free 30 days available to new subscribers. $9.99 per month for unlimited routes.
The Postagram app allows users to share personalized post cards with friends and family. Free to install ($ 0.99 per postcard) (iOS & Android)
The Famigo Sandbox app is safe for tech-saavy children to play and learn. It automatically sorts through your apps and allows users to set up a family-friendly approved app environment based on your preferences. Free to install ($0.99/month subscription) (iOS & Android)
BigOven: 250,000+ Recipes
With over 250,000 recipes - Get ideas for leftovers, read reviews, or search recipes by keyword. Have a secret family recipe? This app allows users to take recipe collections with you anywhere you go – and so much more. Free to install (Android & iOS)
U-Verse Mobile App
Don’t want to miss your favorite shows while you’re away? The U-Verse app allows users to manager their DVR recordings on the go. Free to install (Android & iOS)
Table Setting Ideas
Formal, informal, casual – this app lets you pick the type of setting you want from various photos. Users can also share pictures with others. Free to install (Android)
This app gives users the ability to create their own festive soundtrack with instant access to millions of songs on your smartphone or tablet – for the ultimate Thanksgiving Day vibe. Free to install (Android and iOS)
After the turkey, find the latest leaks and tips for Black Friday in one place. Free to install (Android & iOS)