AT&T Adds 17 New LTE Markets
U.S. carrier AT&T has launched its 4G LTE service in 17 new markets on April 30. Operators LTE network is now live in 207 markets. AT&T 4G LTE is expected to cover 300 million people by year-end 2014.
The new LTE markets are Shreveport/Bossier, Paris, Nacogdoches-Lufkin, Corsicana, Athens, Mountain Home, Lake City, Lansing, Ocala, Huntsville, Henderson, Chattanooga, Centralia, Gulfport/Biloxi, Huntsville, Decatur and Cullman.
According to AT&T, it is also ahead of schedule with nearly 200 million LTE POPs covered as of first quarter 2013, and expects to complete nearly 90% of 300 million POP LTE build out by the end the year.