July 10, 2017
AT&T Invests Nearly $20 Million Over 3 Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in U.S. Virgin Islands
In 2016, AT&T completed dozens of wireless network upgrades in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including:
"We're investing to provide faster, more reliable, highly secure connectivity for our customers in the U.S. Virgin Islands. These continued investments bring residents and businesses a host of new opportunities and help pave the path for 5G mobile services in the years ahead," said Ray Flores, vice president of AT&T Puerto Rico & USVI.
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) recently chose AT&T to build a nationwide public safety broadband network. The network will be dedicated to America's police, firefighters, EMS personnel and other first responders when they need it. Should USVI opt-in to the FirstNet network, we will build upon our current and planned investments with a dedicated focus on the state's first responders.
We would expect to make a significant investment to upgrade and maintain the U.S. Virgin Islands' FirstNet network over the next 25 years, bringing your first responders the coverage, value and experience they expect.
For the third year in a row, FORTUNE magazine recognized AT&T as the Most Admired Telecommunications Company in the world in 2017. We also placed No. 37 among the Top 50 World's Most Admired companies.
AT&T is the only telecommunications company on the list. We ranked No. 1 in all 9 attributes. This included innovation, financial soundness and quality of products/services.
We have an extensive Wi-Fi network with more than 40,000 AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers. We also provide access to Wi-Fi at more than 1 million locations around the world. Most AT&T smartphone and home internet customers get access to the entire national AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot network2 at no additional cost. Wi-Fi usage doesn't count against customers' monthly wireless data plans.
To learn more about our coverage in the U.S. Virgin Islands, or anywhere in the U.S., visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page.
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**Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q4 2016 + Q1 2017 across 121 markets.
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