AT&T Boosts Gameday Mobile Internet Coverage in Faurot Field
Upgraded 4G LTE Network Technology Gives Customers More Reliable Wireless Connections on Game Days
COLUMBIA, Mo, Sept. 9, 2015 — When a big play happens this season at Faurot Field, football fans can enjoy stronger connections as they share the moment with friends and family.
“When our customers head out to the stadium to cheer on their favorite team, we want them to have a great network experience throughout the game no matter what they’re doing – making a call, sharing pictures on social media, downloading apps or surfing the Internet,” said John Sondag, president of AT&T Missouri. “We’re continuing to invest in our wireless network to help customers at Faurot Field stay connected from end zone to end zone.”
The network upgrade consists of strategically placed antennas that distribute AT&T’s wireless network coverage throughout Faurot Field. It can provide stronger, more consistent wireless coverage to customers, so they don’t have to worry about their service getting stuck in a traffic jam of other people’s calls, texts and posts.
AT&T has invested more than $1.8 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Missouri between 2012 through 2014. These investments help to ensure that Missouri residents get the best possible experience over the AT&T network, whether at home, at work or on the go. AT&T’s network has the nation’s strongest LTE signal,** and AT&T also has the nation’s most reliable LTE network.***
Over the past six years (2009-2014), AT&T invested more than $140 billion including investments in its wireless and wireline networks, acquisitions of wireless spectrum and operations. Since 2009, AT&T has invested more in the United States than any other public company. In a September 2014 report, the Progressive Policy Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. “Investment Heroes.”
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** Claim based on average LTE signal strength for national carriers.
*** Claim based on analysis of independent third party data re national carriers’ 4G LTE. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers’ LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere.
*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.
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