DETROIT — AT&T is now covering more of Michigan — in both the Upper and Lower Peninsulas — with its 4G network, giving residents and businesses mobile Internet speeds up to four times faster than earlier 3G technology.
Expansions were announced in the following areas:
* Big Rapids, two locations, along 220th Avenue, south of 15 Mile Road, and south of Milton Avenue at Bjornson Street
* Clio, near I-75 and Wilson Road
* Flint, in the area east of North Dort Highway and west of Branch Road
* Hancock, at Captains Drive, east of Portage Drive
* Houghton, two locations, near Cliff and Townsend Drives and between county highways P-651 and P-102
* Mecosta County, along M-20, east of M-66
* Roscommon County, along US-127, near Roscommon State Forest
AT&T also announced additional capacity to a cell tower in Alpena, providing better coverage near Long Lake Avenue north of Owen Street. And in Houghton, improvement to the tower will upgrade service in the area near the Michigan Tech Trails and Nara Nature Park, near East Sharon Avenue and Huron Street.
In Flint, AT&T says it has invested nearly $25 million from 2012 through 2014 to enhance the local network. Nationally, from 2009 to 2014, AT&T invested nearly $140 billion in its wireless and wireline networks and acquisitions of wireless spectrum and operations.
View AT&T’s coverage areas on the company’s coverage viewer.