AT&T* today announced the availability of its mobile broadband network in Port Lavaca, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in the area.
AT&T is an industry leader in delivering the benefits of mobile broadband networks, devices and applications. With the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T provides accelerated mobile data speeds and simultaneous voice and data capabilities for an amazing wireless voice and data experience.
“We’re aggressively expanding our wireless network across South Texas,” said Chris Penrose, vice president and general manager, AT&T South Texas. “Now our customers in Port Lavaca can enjoy the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network experience with emerging devices and tens of thousands of mobile applications.”
AT&T’s mobile broadband network is based on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) family of technologies that includes GSM and UMTS, the most widely used wireless network platforms in the world. AT&T has the best international coverage of any U.S. wireless provider, providing access to voice service in more than 220 countries and data service in more than 200 countries. AT&T also offers voice and data roaming coverage on more than 140 major cruise ships, as well as mobile broadband services in more than 125 countries.
“When businesses look to expand or relocate, it is crucial that rural Texas is able to offer them technology and services that rival those found in our state’s biggest cities. The investment in a stronger wireless network will help attract business and strengthen our local economy,” said Randy Vivian, president/CEO, Victoria Chamber of Commerce.
AT&T also operates the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network** with more than 23,000 hotspots in the U.S. and provides access to more than 125,000 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 data plans.
For more information about AT&T’s coverage in Port Lavaca or anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. Using the online tool, AT&T customers can measure coverage quality from a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark.
For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page.