ATT

AT&T sends word that it's brought 4G LTE coverage to another 14 markets, bringing its total LTE markets up to 461. We've got the full list of new switch-ons after the break; if you're seeing AT&T LTE lighting up for the first time today be sure to let us know in the comments.

  • Fairbanks Metropolitan Area, AK
  • Galesburg, IL
  • Macomb, IL
  • Peoria, IL
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Madisonville, KY
  • Maysville, KY
  • Cumberland, MD
  • St. Cloud, MN
  • St. Joseph, MO
  • Roanoke Rapids, NC
  • Gettysburg, PA
  • Big Spring, TX
  • Winchester, VA
 

Reader comments

AT&T lights up LTE in 14 new markets

33 Comments

It's lit up in Frederick, MD now finally too, noticed it last week, don't know if it's official yet or not, but the whole state is nearly blanketed now.

I live in Frederick, MD also but have Sprint. They have been saying for a year now that it will have LTE turned on.....Wishful thinking I guess!

Posted via Android Central App

Yeah bro that happened to me in East Rochester, New York, where I live... I had strong LTE signal for a month before they made the "Added additional coverage in Rochester, NY" announcement lol. I think they want to make sure the network is solid before they say anything. Holler to like 36 mbps download speed btw lol

Its actually been here for about a month, but its not that much of an improvement in that time. I'm getting the same DL speed downtown as I would with HSPA+, but upload has increased. I just did a speed test and got less than stellar results. ~5mb down ~3mb up. I'm by the Principal building.

Still no Wisconsin. Geez even t mobile has LTE in my area. Ridiculous.

Posted via Android Central App

Umm, most of SE Wisconsin and even some northern counties have had LTE for the past year on AT&T.

Well not eau Claire and surrounding area. No LTE at all. T-Mobile Verizon do have it. Hmm ATT not so much.

Posted via Android Central App

Wish they would give some more backhaul to some of the areas that they already have LTE. Here in Worcester, MA I just switched from the Nexus 4 where I was getting between 1 and 3MB down and maybe 1 up to the Nexus 5 with LTE. Still getting pretty much the exact same numbers on the LTE network. The network is faster in the early morning but when the public schools let out in the afternoon it sometimes drops under even 1MB down and almost zippo for upload.

You sure you are actually on LTE? Your account with AT&T may not be provisioned for LTE if you've never purchased a LTE phone from AT&T..

I've never seen it dip below 15mbps anywhere in MA while on LTE..

LTE in my area used to be around 50 mb/s now it is around 5 -6 mb/s . T-mobile is faster around 10 mb/s

Exactly Lynchburg va has nothing yet Richmond, Roanoke, Charlottesville do. All surrounding areas I don't get it.

Posted via Android Central App

Clarksville, TN lit up this week as well, though some areas further from the center of town were sporadic. FINALLY!!

No matter what AT&T do Verizon wireless will still have better coverage and more 4GLTE and more dependable.

Posted via Android Central App

I dont think this is true. Verizon has the WORST call quality of any carrier and its "network" includes its failing 3G network, which is miserably slow.

Oh, and AT&T just won JD Powers for best service, customer service and network speeds. (As well as PC Magazine).

While on AT&T, you can fall back to 4G (HSPA+ 21) if you lose an LTE signal & its still really fast. Try that on VZW.

Also, you can talk and surf at the same time when that happens, not on Verizon.

I truly believe people DO believe their BS marketing. Try T-Mobile or AT&T, you'll be surprised!