AT&T activates new mobile broadband site in Fallston today to enhance coverage along Fallston Road near Pleasantville Road


AT&T customers might notice their coverage is better in Fallston today.  A representative for the company asked me to let Fallston residents know that AT&T today activated a new cell site to enhance 3G mobile broadband coverage along Fallston Road near Pleasantville Road.

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Here’s the press release with the details:


New Cell Site Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment

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FALLSTON, MD., February 8, 2012 — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Fallston that will enhance coverage along Fallston Road near Pleasantville Road for area residents and businesses. With mobile broadband speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications.


The new cell site is one part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to drive investment and innovation to deliver the nation’s best, most advanced mobile broadband experience for customers. With the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T provides accelerated mobile data speeds and simultaneous voice and data capabilities.


“Our goal is for our customers to have an extraordinary experience. As part of the Fallston community, we’re always looking for new opportunities to provide enhanced coverage, and our network investments in Fallston and across Maryland are one way we’re accomplishing that,” J. Michael Schweder, president of AT&T Mid-Atlantic.


“Whether you are sharing photos and videos with friends, or keeping your business mobile at all times, we want you to have an extraordinary experience when you use our service,” said Rob Forsyth, vice president and general manager for AT&T in the greater Washington/Baltimore area. “Smartphones, tablets and laptops are continuing to drive unprecedented demand for wireless access everywhere. We’re investing in a combination of technologies right here in Fallston to meet these needs and ensure an advanced broadband experience for all our customers.”


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 broadest international coverage of any U.S. wireless provider, providing access to voice service in more than 225 countries and data service in more than 200 countries. AT&T also offers voice and data roaming coverage on more than 135 major cruise ships, as well as mobile broadband services in more than 130 countries.


AT&T also operates the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network** with more than 29,000 hotspots in the U.S. and provides access to nearly 190,000 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 Fallston 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 of coverage 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.


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*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.

** Largest based on company branded and operated hotspots. Access includes AT&T Wi-Fi Basic.  A Wi-Fi enabled device required. Other restrictions apply. See for details and locations.


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 around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, 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 services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising.


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