Unlike rival Verizon Wireless, AT&T isn’t in a position to share its plans for the next know-how of wi-fi know-how, often called 5G, in Denver merely, however. But the company has revealed $400 million in investments made to its present network all through the metro area.
“Our investment in Denver is another example of how AT&T is investing in local communities to help keep customers connected when and where they need it most,” Roberta Robinette, president, AT&T-Colorado, talked about in a data launch.
The enhancements, which took place between 2016 and 2018, included points like deploying an antenna system to reinforce safety on the brand new Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center; upgrading antenna methods at sports activities actions venues, along with Coors Field; establishing new cell web sites to raise serve the Denver Botanic Gardens and the world spherical sixth Avenue and Sable Boulevard in Aurora; and bettering the FirstNet platform utilized by first responders.
The agency talked about it made 385 wi-fi network upgrades all through metro Denver closing yr and claims it now has the quickest LTE wi-fi network in metro Denver, primarily based totally on testing carried out earlier this yr by Speedtest.
A novel examines in June from PC Magazine all through 15 areas throughout the metro area, nonetheless, nonetheless gave Verizon bragging rights to the quickest 4G network in metro Denver. AT&T did lead Verizon on add speeds and barely edged it out on network reliability.
5G will significantly improve speeds and allow for plenty of devices in a small area to attach with the cell network, although it may solely be accessible in restricted areas at first. Some of the upgrades that AT&T made will assist its 5G Evolution and LTE-LATT utilized sciences, the company talked about.
AT&T moreover talked about it has made one different $250 million in investments elsewhere throughout the state the earlier three years previous these made in metro Denver.