Sunday, June 27, 2010

AT&T Boosts 3G in NYC with 805 MHz Carriers

AT&T has completed an upgrade of its 3G network in Manhattan as well as the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.

The network enhancement includes the addition of new 850 MHz carriers to more efficiently manage available spectrum and increase 3G capacity. The additions have been applied to nearly all cell sites in Manhattan and in other areas as needed throughout the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn.

The company said its internal metrics already has tracked two consecutive quarters of voice quality improvements in New York. In Manhattan, quality improved 47 percent quarter over quarter.