AT&T adds 13 more cities to its LTE network

Tuskegee, Ala., and Sheridan, Wyo., are among the two markets joining the higher-speed network.

AT&T's growing 4G LTE network.
AT&T's growing 4G LTE network. Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET

AT&T continues its 4G LTE push with the goal of reaching 270 million people by the end of the year.

The carrier announced Wednesday that it has flipped the LTE switch on 13 new markets, bringing its total to 437 locations across the US. With the latest additions, AT&T's LTE network is now available to around 240 million people. Moving beyond its year-end goal, the company has said it expects to substantially complete its LTE rollout by next summer.

The 13 new markets are Tuskegee, Ala.; Bloomington-Normal, Ill.; Decatur, Ill.; Pontiac, Ill.; Lewiston-Auburn, Maine; Hickory, N.C.; Jacksonville, N.C.; Sanford, N.C.; McAlester, Okla.; Adjuntas, Puerto Rico; Gillette, Wyo.; Jackson, Wyo.; and Sheridan, Wyo.

AT&T also said that it has expanded its LTE coverage in 15 cities, including Denver, Colo.; Detroit, Mich.; St. Louis, Mo.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Houston, Texas.

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Journalist, software trainer, and Web developer Lance Whitney writes columns and reviews for CNET, Computer Shopper, Microsoft TechNet, and other technology sites. His first book, "Windows 8 Five Minutes at a Time," was published by Wiley & Sons in November 2012.



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