AT&T Expands Fast 4G Network In Oakland, Macomb Counties

DETROIT — AT&T Inc. Thursday announced expansions of its 4G network in Oakland and Macomb counties.

In Oakland County, customers in eight communities will enjoy greater access to speeds up to four times faster than earlier 3G technologies. Faster data speeds and improved performance will be noticed in:

• Berkley – near Anderson Middle School, at Oxford Road and Robina Avenue
• Farmington – south of 12 Mile Road, west of Halstead Road
• Holly – two sites, south of Grange Hall Road, east of Fish Lake Road and south of East Baldwin Road, near I-75
• Pontiac – north of Orchard Lake Road, south of Mill Street
• Rochester – north of West Auburn Road, west of Rochester Road
• Southfield – Garner Street, west of Telegraph Road
• Troy – two sites, north of West Maple Road, west of Crooks Road and along I-75, north of West 14 Mile Road
• West Bloomfield Township — three sites, between Drake and Maple roads at Drake Sports Park; east of West Bloomfield Lake Road, north of Savoie Trail and south of West Long Lake Road, west of Telegraph Road.

Also improved was service in eight Macomb County communities, as follows:

• Armada – along Depot Street, west of Fulton Street
• Centerline – south of Warren Boulevard, east of Van Dyke Avenue
• Eastpointe – two sites, north of Eight Mile Road, east of Gratiot Avenue and south of East 10 Mile Road, north of Stephens Road
• Macomb – at 21 Mile Road and Gratiot Avenue
• St. Clair Shores – east of Jefferson Avenue, near Kramer Street
• Sterling Heights – three sites, south of 15 Mile Road, near Marina Drive; along Van Dyke Avenue, near Plumbrook Road; and near Schoenherr Road and Metropolitan Parkway.
• Utica – three sites, east of Dequindre Road, north of Hamlin Road; east of Mound Road, north of 25 Mile Road; and at 23 Mile Road, near Aldin Drive
• Warren – on the campus of the General Motors Warren Tech Center, east of Mound Road and Warren also is home to a new cell tower at Pauline Street, south of East 12 Mile Road, which also serves the south side of the GM tech center.

AT&T says it has invested more than $1.7 billion in Michigan from the beginning of 2012 through the end of 2014 to improve its network. Nationwide, the investment from 2009 to 2014 was nearly $140 billion. 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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