HOGANSBURG, N.Y., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new cell site in Franklin County. The new site, which is located in Hogansburg in the western area of the St. Regis Mohawk Indian Reservation, will enhance wireless coverage for area residents and businesses along Route 37 between Fort Covington and Massena. AT&T customers should also notice new wireless coverage along the St. Lawrence Seaway and at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino.
The new cell site is part of AT&T's ongoing effort to drive innovation and extend its mobile network. It is also part of AT&T's ongoing investment to build the broadband networks that will fuel economic growth and create jobs, and enable its customers to quickly access the content, applications and services that matter most to them.
"Delivering dependable wireless coverage for consumers and business customers who need to stay connected is our ultimate objective," said Hal Lenox, president, AT&T New York. "Our ongoing investments in this critical part of the state will help us ensure that our customers have access to the wireless services that help drive economic growth."
"More than ever before, customers look to wireless communications to stay in touch with family, friends and business colleagues," said Robert Holliday, vice president and general manager for AT&T in western/upstate New York. "We're working to make this possible by adding new wireless coverage and offering exciting products to help our customers stay connected with their world, at home and on the go."
AT&T's mobile network is based on the Global System for Mobile (GSM) standard, the most open and widely used wireless network platforms in the world. AT&T offers data roaming in more than 195 countries, as well as voice calling in more than 220 countries.
For more information about AT&T's coverage in New York state or anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit http://www.wireless.att.com/coverageviewer/. The online tool can measure the quality of coverage based on a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark.
For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit www.att.com/networknews.
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