BALTIMORE, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At AT&T1, we invested more than $500 million in our Maryland wireless and wired networks during 2013-2015, and made 339 wireless network upgrades during that time. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also enhance critical services that support public safety and first responders.
In 2015, AT&T made multiple wireless network upgrades in Maryland. We added new cell site upgrades, which included enhancements in Germantown, College Park and Catonsville, in addition to a new LTE cell tower in Severn.
Notable Maryland network enhancements in 2015 included:
- LTE Cell Site Upgrade in Germantown
- LTE Cell Site Upgrade in College Park
- LTE Cell Site Upgrade in Catonsville
- LTE Cell Tower Upgrade in Severn
"We're committed to providing our customers fast, reliable, highly secure connectivity. We want them to be able to access the Internet at any moment, from almost any device and anywhere," said Denis Dunn, President of AT&T Maryland. "Our continued investment in Maryland brings a host of new, innovative opportunities for residents and businesses."
In 2016, for the second year in a row, FORTUNE magazine recognized AT&T as the Most Admired Telecommunications Company in the world. We also placed #48 among the Top 50 World's Most Admired companies. This is our third year in a row on the Top 50 list – AT&T is the only communications company on the list. We ranked #1 in all 9 attributes. This included innovation, financial soundness and quality of products/services. FORTUNE's Most Admired Companies lists are among the most highly respected indicators of corporate performance and reputation.
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