Ralph de la Vega

President and Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets spoke at the UBS 37th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

New York, New York, December 9, 2009


Ralph de la Vega The presentation focused on AT&T’s mobility business and consumer operations. In 2009, AT&T’s initiatives include 850 MHz overlay for 3G, an additional 2,000 cell sites to further expand the 3G footprint, adding 100,000 new circuits to strengthen backhaul, doubling the number of fiber-served cell sites and beefing up backhaul with Ethernet connectivity.

These activities are producing clear results. Based on independent, third-party drive test data — AT&T has:

  • Nation’s fastest 3G network
  • 98.68% nationwide voice call retainability - within 0.2 percent of industry leader