AT&T has invested over $950mn to enhance its networks in Mississippi

AT&T has invested over $950mn to enhance its networks in Mississippi

Wireless carrier AT&T has made a massive investment of more than $950 million to enhance its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Mississippi. The investment by AT&T spanned a three-year period --- from 2012 through 2014.

The investment made by AT&T for improving its local networks in Mississippi is part of the carrier's its Project Velocity IP (VIP), which underscores an investment plan that is chiefly focused on network enhancement as well as expansion.

With the investment paving the way for a wide range of upgrades, along with bringing network reliability, coverage, speed and performance for Mississippi residents and business customers, AT&T made a total of 131 wireless network upgrades in Mississippi last year.

The upgrades made by AT&T in Mississippi in 2014 primarily included new cell sites, increased network capacity, and new wireless high-speed Internet connections. Moreover, the year also saw the addition of a number of Mississippi markets to AT&T's extensive LTE network, including 389 sites in 80 of Mississippi's 82 counties.

About AT&T's ongoing investment in Mississippi, Mayo Flynt - President of AT&T Mississippi - said: "AT&T's continued investment in Mississippi brings a host of new, innovative opportunities for residents and businesses to connect with each other and their customers."

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