AT&T Expands LTE Coverage Across Metro Detroit


DETROIT — AT&T has upgraded several mobile Internet cell sites across metro Detroit as part of its ongoing 4G LTE roll out to increase coverage and boost wireless speeds for area residents and businesses.

“Our goal is for our customers to have an extraordinary experience, and they’ll be able to download, upload, stream and game faster than ever before on our 4G LTE network,” said Jim Murray, president, AT&T Michigan.

The network enhancement adds new layers of frequency, also known as “carriers” to the two Detroit and Romulus in Wayne County and Warren and Macomb Township in Macomb County. Murray says faster speeds can be found in Detroit near Campus Martius at Woodward Avenue, north of Michigan Avenue and in Romulus in the areas of Shook and Goddard roads. Additionally, faster speeds will be found in Warren, east of Dequindre Road and south of E. 11 Mile Road. In Macomb Township. The enhancements will be noticed in the area along M-59, between Hayes and Dalcoma Roads.

In addition, two new 4G LTE cell sites were activated in Detroit, improving service near Greenfield Road and West Chicago Avenue and near Conner Avenue and East McNichols Road.  

AT&T launched its ultra-fast 4G LTE network in Detroit in September 2012. The new cell sites are one part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to expand 4G LTE coverage and to drive investment and innovation to deliver the nation’s best, most advanced mobile Internet experience for customers.