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In San Francisco area AT&T invested $1.7 billion

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AT&T has invested nearly $1.7 billion in its wireless and wired networks in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont between 2011 through 2013. The company delivered fiber-optic connections to 20,507 business locations.

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Advancing its three-year VIP Investment Plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013 made 612 network upgrades in the San Francisco area, including new cell sites, increased LTE coverage and LTE expansion, AT&T expanded the reach of its network, providing access to U-verse Internet and video services to 96,000 new customer locations and delivering fiber-optic connections to 20,507 business locations at 706 multi-tenant business buildings and business parks.

"San Francisco residents depend on our fast and reliable Internet connections more and more every day, whether it’s instant access to files and apps at work, watching a video at home, or even receiving updates from connected cars or home monitors," said Terry Stenzel, vice president of AT&T Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Notable San Francisco-Oakland- Fremont network enhancements in 2013 included Updated Distributed Antenna System and improved and increased LTE coverage.

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