AT&T Invests Nearly $375 Million Over Three-Year Period To Enhance Local Networks In Indianapolis Area

INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* has invested nearly $375
million its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in the Indianapolis area
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 90
network upgrades in the Indianapolis area, 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 14,000 new customer locations and
delivering powerful fiber-optic connections to 3,416 business locations at 167
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

“It’s tremendous to see AT&T investing and innovating to meet the needs of their
customers,” said Indy Chamber President and CEO Michael Huber. “We appreciate
the company’s ongoing commitment to Indiana, as it allows businesses of all
sizes to reach more customers and markets, more quickly.”

AT&T’s network investment has resulted in a 4G LTE network that has been
recognized for its speed, reliability and coverage. AT&T was named Indianapolis’
fastest 4G LTE network in PC Magazine’s 2013 Fastest Mobile Networks 30-market
study. AT&T swept the top rankings in all six U.S. regions from coast to coast:
Northeast, Southeast, North-Central, South-Central, Northwest and Southwest.**

“Indianapolis area 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 nearly
280 million Americans with 4G LTE service.***

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 and U-verse 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 the Indianapolis area 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.

**PC Magazine, June 17, 2013;,2817,2420333,00.asp

*** 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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