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AT&T Strengthens Mobile Coverage in Montgomery County

New Cell Sites Activated in Montgomery County as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless Network

AT&TClarksville, TN – As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for mobile devices and services, AT&T* today announced the activation of two new cell sites in Montgomery County that are expected to enhance network coverage for area residents and businesses. The new cell sites are located in the cities of Clarksville and Cunningham.

“This is good news for Montgomery County residents who depend on their wireless devices for conducting business, gathering information and staying connected with family and friends,” said Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts. “These types of investments will make an immediate impact for businesses and consumers in Montgomery County.”

The new cell sites are one part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to drive innovation and extend its mobile Internet network. It is also part of the Company’s ongoing investment to build the networks that will fuel economic growth and create jobs, and enable AT&T’s customers to quickly access the content, applications and services that matter most to them.

As more and more residents of Clarksville and Cunningham rely on their mobile devices for information and connectivity, they need faster and faster connections,” said Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson. “I’m pleased to see investments of mobile Internet coming to our area. This will help grow our economy and help customers stay connected and get the data they need on the go.”

“Thanks to the leadership of our elected leaders like Representatives Joe Pitts and Curtis Johnson, we are seeing companies invest in technology which is essential for recruiting companies to our city and state,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

AT&T’s mobile broadband network is based on the Global System for Mobile (GSM) standard, the most open and widely used wireless network platforms in the world. AT&T offers data roaming in 200 countries, as well as voice calling in more than 225 countries.

AT&T also operates the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network** with nearly 30,000 hotspots in the U.S. and provides access to nearly 225,000 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.

“More than ever before, customers look to wireless communications to stay in touch with family, friends and business colleagues,” said Kathy Sager, regional director, external affairs, AT&T Tennessee. “We’re working to make this possible by investing in new wireless coverage in Montgomery County.”

For more information about AT&T’s coverage in Clarksville or anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit an AT&T Coverage Viewer. The online tool can measure the quality of coverage based on a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark.

*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 www.attwifi.com 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 largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, 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.

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