DETROIT — AT&T Inc. says it has upgraded its wireless network within southeast Michigan.
The improvements include adding greater capacity or bandwidth and speeds to cell towers within Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Lapeer and Washtenaw counties.
The bandwidth upgrades were made in the following communities within these counties:
* Lapeer County: Lapeer
* Macomb County: Eastpointe, Fraser, Mt. Clemens, Warren (three sites)
* Oakland County: Berkley, Birmingham, Farmington Hills (two sites), Highland Township (two sites), Madison Heights, Novi, Rochester, Southfield (two sites) and Troy
* Washtenaw County: Ypsilanti
* Wayne County: Livonia, Plymouth, Detroit (two sites), Dearborn Heights (three sites)
Earlier this year AT&T also announced a nearly 100-site bandwidth expansion within southeast Michigan. And in May the company announced a 60-site upgrade.
“Our Michigan employees are focused on bringing a better mobile experience to southeast Michigan and across the state,” AT&T Michigan President Jim Murray said. “Our investment in the local wireless network is one way we’re accomplishing that. We’re seeing increased data usage across our mobile network, especially at big events. In fact, data on our mobile network has increased about 250,000 percent since 2007, and the majority of that traffic is video.”
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