AT&T Invests Nearly $1.75 Billion Over Three-Year Period To Enhance Local Networks In Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* has invested nearly $1.75
billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Indiana between 2011
through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability,
coverage and performance for residents and business customers.

Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and
enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013 made nearly
700 network upgrades in Indiana, including new cell sites, addition of wireless
and wired network capacity, and new broadband network connections. Additionally,
AT&T expanded the reach of its network, providing access to U-verse® Internet
and video services to nearly 31,000 new customer locations and delivering
powerful fiber-optic connections to 4,273 business locations at 213 multi-tenant
business buildings and business parks.

“We are pleased that AT&T is continuing to invest in fast and reliable Internet
connectivity throughout Indiana,” said Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann. “Enhanced
wireless and wired connectivity is an important benefit for residents and our
overall economic development. The expansion of fiber-optic connections is
especially critical for the growth of small and mid-sized businesses across the

“Indiana residents depend on our fast and reliable Internet connections more and
more every day, whether it’s instant access to files and apps at work, watching
a video at home, or even receiving updates from connected cars or home
monitors,” said Bill Soards, president of AT&T Indiana. “AT&T is making robust
investments locally to make sure that residents can take full advantage of the
latest services and tools, and that businesses have the speed they need to
compete and grow.”

AT&T provides the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network today, covering more
than 280 million Americans with 4G LTE service.** In 2013, several markets in
Indiana were added to AT&T’s extensive LTE network, including Columbus,
Evansville, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, Marion, Seymour and Terre Haute.

AT&T U-verse is delivered over AT&T’s advanced IP network and includes AT&T
U-verse High Speed Internet, AT&T U-verse TV, and AT&T U-verse Voice.*** AT&T
U-verse TV customers enjoy Total Home DVR®, apps for entertainment on the go,
and integrated features. AT&T was named Frost & Sullivan Video Company of the
Year for 2013.

AT&T operates the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network**** including more than 32,000
AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers,
and provides access to more than 529,000 hotspots globally through roaming
agreements. Most AT&T smartphone customers get access to our entire national
Wi-Fi network at no additional cost, and Wi-Fi usage doesn’t count against
customers’ monthly wireless data plans.

For more information about AT&T’s coverage in Indiana or anywhere in the United
States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. For updates on the AT&T
wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page.

* 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.
** Speed & Reliability claims based on analysis of independent third party data
re nationwide carriers’ 4G LTE. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. 4G LTE not available
*** Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse services. Call or
go to to see if you qualify.
**** Largest based on company branded and operated hotspots.
To define a market, we rely on the Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA), as
established by the United States Office of Management and Budget. Minor
differences, if any, between annual totals reflect annual updating of market
boundaries in our record systems.

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 most reliable 4G LTE 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 service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company’s
suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced
in the world.

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