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AT&T finishes 200 upgrades to Tampa Bay network in year's first half

Since January, AT&T increased its cell sites’ capacity, expanded its network through smaller cell sites and installed a new cell site in Palm Harbor. Pictured is AT&T’s site in July. [Courtesy of AT&T]
Since January, AT&T increased its cell sites’ capacity, expanded its network through smaller cell sites and installed a new cell site in Palm Harbor. Pictured is AT&T’s site in July. [Courtesy of AT&T]
Published Jul. 22

AT&T has wrapped up 200 upgrades to its network in Tampa Bay, the wireless carrier announced Monday. The upgrades are part of a statewide push to make its mobile service faster and more reliable.

Since January, AT&T increased its cell sites' capacity, allowing them to handle more volume and at faster speeds; expanded its network through smaller cell sites; and installed a new cell site in Palm Harbor.

The push follows a $175 million investment between 2016 and 2018 in Tampa Bay infrastructure to make network speeds faster.

Contact Malena Carollo at mcarollo@tampabay.com or (727) 892-2249. Follow @malenacarollo.

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