AT&T activates 4G LTE network

DOWNEY - AT&T has activated its 4G LTE network in Downey, bringing customers the "latest generation of wireless network technology," the telecommunication company announced Monday.Downey residents can expect faster speeds when using compatible mobile devices, a spokesperson said. LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile broadband technologies, while lowering latency (or processing time). According to the spokesperson, LTE uses the wireless spectrum more efficiently than other technologies, creating more space to carry data traffic and services. "We continue to see demand for mobile broadband skyrocket, and our 4G LTE network in Downey responds to what customers want from their mobile experience -- faster speeds, cool apps all on the latest devices," said Andy Shibley, vice president and general manager of AT&T in Los Angeles. Devices compatible with 4G LTE include the HTC Vivid, Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, LG Nitro HD, HTC Jetstream Tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, AT&T USBConnect Momentum 4G and AT&T Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G.

********** Published: February 16, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 44