AT&T Announces Market Expansion Plans For The Remainder Of 2013


AT&T has officially published its market expansion plans for the remainder of this year, and it’s pretty safe to say that it is right on track for its self set goal of providing nationwide coverage. Last night, in a press release the operator announced that its LTE connectivity will go live in five new markets starting from today, as well as expanding its existing coverage in another eight locations.

AT&T is the fastest 4G carrier in the U.S. and currently provides its service to over 225 million people in 370 markets, and is aiming to cover over 270 million people in 400 markets by the end of 2013.

These expansion plans can be seen below:

New LTE Markets:

  • Ruston, LA
  • New Bern, NC
  • State College, PA
  • Georgetown, SC
  • Jayuya, PR

Markets getting expanded coverage:

  • Atlanta, GA expansion (Putnam County)
  • Baton Rouge, LA expansion
  • Lafayette, LA expansion (St. Martin Parish)
  • Shreveport, LA expansion (north & south)
  • Oxford, MS expansion (Panola County, Lafayette County)
  • Albany, NY expansion (Delmar, Troy)
  • San Juan, PR expansion
  • Guayama, PR expansion

Markets to receive LTE coverage by the end of 2013:

  • Fairbanks, AK
  • Brookhaven, MS
  • Dothan, AL
  • McComb, MS
  • Selma, AL
  • Natchez, MS-LA
  • Redding, CA
  • Kalispell, MT
  • Durango, CO
  • Greenville, NC
  • Pueblo, CO
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Tifton, GA
  • Fargo, ND-MN
  • Waycross, GA
  • Elmira, NY
  • Kauai, HI
  • Utica-Rome, NY
  • The Big Island, HI
  • Portsmouth, OH
  • Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
  • Sandusky, OH
  • Twin Falls, ID
  • East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Lewiston, ID-WA
  • Pottsville, PA
  • Decatur, IL
  • Abilene, TX
  • Kankakee-Bradley, IL
  • Amarillo, TX
  • Peoria, IL
  • Longview, TX
  • Paducah, KY-IL
  • Marshall, TX
  • Alexandria, LA
  • San Angelo, TX
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • Tyler, TX
  • Lewiston-Auburn, ME
  • Port Angeles, WA
  • Battle Creek, MI
  • Appleton, WI
  • Jackson, MI
  • Fond du Lac, WI
  • Joplin, MO
  • Oshkosh-Neenah, WI
  • Poplar Bluff, MO
  • Gillette, WY
  • Rolla, MO
  • Sheridan, WY

If you’re in one of the announced locations, where you have the ability to access the LTE network, phone up AT&T today to upgrade to one of its 4G plans — I promise, you won’t be disappointed.