DETROIT — AT&T Inc. announced a number of network expansions of its fast 4G data network throughout the southern half of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Additional capacity was added to cell towers in various regions of the state.
AT&T officials liken the move to adding more lanes to a highway. That results in less congestion, faster speeds and more reliable service.
The cell towers with additional capacity include:
• Ann Arbor, near I-94 and Liberty Road.
• Berkley, two sites, along Woodward Avenue at 13 Mile Road and at Catalpa Drive
• Bloomfield Hills, east of Telegraph Road and west of Franklin Road
• Brooklyn, near Irwin Street east of Tiffany Street.
• Clinton Township, at Canal and Romeo Plank roads
• Dearborn, Michigan Avenue and Military Street
• Livonia, three sites, Farmington and Six Mile roads; Ann Arbor Trail and Newburgh Road; and at I-96 and Merriman Road
• Madison Heights, north of 13 Mile Road at I-75
• Muskegon, three locations, near the intersection of Business US-31 and M-120; South Wolf Lake Road and Apple Avenue; and Evanston Avenue and US-31
• Norton Shores, near Henry Street and Churchill Drive
• Port Sheldon Township, at Croswell Street and Hiawatha Drive
• Rochester, at Orion Road, north of West Tienken Road
• Romulus, near Middlebelt and Northline roads
• Somerset Center, two locations, near South Jackson Road and US-12, and US-12 at Jerome Road North
• Sterling Heights, at 15 Mile and Mound roads
• Three Rivers, near M-60 and Hoffman Street
• Warren, two sites,12 Mile Road at Groesbeck Highway and Dequindre Road at East Avis Drive
• Waterford Township, near Hatchery and Crescent Lake roads
• Utica, at M-59 and Auburn Road
Over the last six years, 2009-2014, AT&T invested nearly $140 billion including investments in its wireless and wireline networks and acquisitions of wireless spectrum and operations. Since 2009, AT&T has invested more in the United States than any other public company.
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