AT&T, the nation’s leading carrier, Monday morning announced its fourth-generation Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network is now available in Albuquerque, Reading, Salt Lake City and Puerto Rico markets, with the latter including Yauco, San German -Cabo Rojo and Guayama. Consumer Reports last week ranked AT&T worst of major U.S. carriers when it comes to voice and data service quality.
However, AT&T emerged as the nation’s leading carrier in terms of LTE deployment, though Verizon still has the most robust 4G network. AT&T doubled its LTE coverage in 2012, which as of mid-November covered more than 150 million people in a total of 103 markets. And as part of the ambitious $14 billion LTE network expansion project, AT&T’s LTE will expand to 250 million people by year-end 2013 and to 300 million by year-end 2014…
LTE is now available to customers in Albuquerque, Reading, Salt Lake City and Puerto Rico, the carrier confirmed in a series of press announcements this morning.
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— Christian Zibreg (@dujkan) December 3, 2012
We also learned earlier that some carriers find it shocking that Apple actually conducts testing of their networks’ 4G LTE performance before allowing them to host 4G-enabled devices, such as the iPhone 5 and new iPads.
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What’s your experience with AT&T’s 4G LTE been like in your area?
Specifically, what download and upload speeds are you seeing on a typical busy day?