AT&T 4G LTE Coming Soon to Lafayette
LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* plans to roll out 4G LTE
in Lafayette soon, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network
technology and faster mobile Internet speeds.
Lafayette customers will see several benefits from AT&T 4G LTE, including:
— Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster
than many other mobile Internet technologies. Customers will be able to
stream, download, upload and game faster than ever before.
— Cool new devices. AT&T offers several LTE-compatible devices, including
new AT&T 4G LTE smartphones and tablets, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note
(TM), HTC One X, and Pantech Element(TM) tablet.
— Faster response time. LTE technology offers lower latency, or the
processing time it takes to move data through a network, such as how
long it takes to start downloading a webpage or file once you’ve sent
the request. Lower latency helps to improve services like mobile gaming,
two-way video calling and telemedicine.
— More efficient use of spectrum. Wireless spectrum is a finite resource,
and LTE uses spectrum more efficiently than other technologies, creating
more space to carry data traffic and services and to deliver a better
“AT&T customers in Lafayette can look forward to even faster mobile Internet
speeds very soon, on our leading lineup of smartphones and devices,” said Brian
Ducharme, vice president and general manager, AT&T Indiana and Michigan. “We’re
excited to bring Lafayette all that 4G LTE has to offer. Our teams will be
working hard across the city toward our upcoming launch.”
AT&T’s 4G Network
In addition to Lafayette, AT&T 4G LTE is also coming to Bloomington and Muncie,
Ind.; Naples, Fla.; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, La.; St. Louis, Mo; Akron,
Canton and Cleveland, Ohio; Bryan-College Station, Texas; and Staten Island in
New York City. These launches are scheduled for April, May and into the early
AT&T customers have access to the nation’s largest 4G network, covering nearly
250 million people. Even as 4G LTE expands, AT&T customers are able to enjoy
widespread, ultra-fast and consistent 4G speeds on their compatible device as
they move in and out of LTE areas. AT&T has two 4G networks that work together
for customers, LTE and HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul. With other carriers, when
you travel outside of their LTE coverage area, you’re on a much slower 3G
Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. Deployment ongoing. 4G LTE device
and data plan required. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. 4G speeds not available
everywhere. Learn more at att.com/network.
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