AT&T Ranked No. 1 In Omaha Independent research firm RootMetrics awards top spot to AT&T in recent wireless network performance test

OMAHA, Neb., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* wireless customers in Omaha area are enjoying the network ranked highest for combined/overall voice, data and text performance by an independent mobile research and testing organization.

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Seattle-based RootMetrics® today released a wireless network performance study for Omaha, which names AT&T as the overall RootMetrics RootScore® Award winner for its combination of call, text and data performance.**  This study is the second consecutive RootMetrics study for Omaha in which AT&T ranked highest.

The RootMetrics award is based on analysis of more than 22,288 wireless test calls, texts and data transmissions conducted during May, 2013.

"AT&T ranked highest rank in the Omaha area for overall network performance, according to our research conducted in May, 2013. We tested call, data and text performance across all networks in the Omaha area, including over 4G LTE networks. As a result, AT&T won the RootScore Award for overall performance in the area," said Bill Moore, RootMetrics' President and CEO.

AT&T made 4G LTE*** available in the Omaha area in September, 2012, and it plans to expand its 4G LTE network to cover 300 million people nationwide by year-end 2014. Even as 4G LTE expands, customers can get 4G speeds outside of 4G LTE areas with our 4G HSPA+ technology.

"Our customers have told us they've been amazed by the speeds and quality of our 4G LTE network, and the latest RootMetrics test backs that up," said Beth Canuteson, regional vice president for AT&T Nebraska. "There are more reasons than ever to choose AT&T. We invested more than $90 million in our Nebraska wireless and wireline networks from 2010 through 2012, and we'll continue investing in order to give our customers the best possible experience."

* AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
** Omaha RootScore® Report, July 2013. Performance rankings of 4 mobile networks rely on scores calculated from random samples. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of AT&T. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for more details.
*** 4G speeds not available everywhere. Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Learn more at att.com/network.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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