tDETROIT — AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile internet cell site in Farmington Hills near Farmington and W. 13 Mile Roads. The cell site will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. With mobile Internet speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the latest interactive mobile applications.
t"Next-generation communications technology and partners like AT&T are helping Oakland County compete and win in both the state and global economy," said State Senator Vincent Gregory. "New innovations in our communications infrastructure are a critical tool for the region and our families and job providers can all be grateful for."
tThe new cell site is one part of AT&T's ongoing efforts to drive investment and innovation to deliver advanced mobile Internet experience for customers. AT&T has a large 4G network, which provides accelerated mobile data speeds and simultaneous voice and data capabilities.
t"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 we¹re accomplishing that," said Jim Murray, president, AT&T Michigan.
tAT&T's mobile Internet network is based on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project family of technologies that includes GSM and UMTS. AT&T provides access to voice service in more than 225 countries and data service in more than 200 countries. AT&T also offers voice and data roaming coverage on more than 135 major cruise ships, as well as mobile broadband services in more than 130 countries.