AT&T* has expanded its 5G network in Northeast Kansas City, giving residents, businesses and visitors a big boost in their wireless connectivity. A new cell tower will enhance the area’s coverage and capacity, and help customers unlock the power of America’s Most Reliable 5G Network.
This new site will enhance AT&T’s coverage and capacity in the East 10th Street area of east Kansas City.
“In today’s society and economy, advanced wireless communication is vital,” said state Sen. Greg Razer (District 7). “Especially for diverse communities, or for those who are far from home, that connectivity can be a lifeline. Announcements like this show that the work we do at the Legislature to encourage private investment in advanced technology is paying off for Jackson County and for Missouri.”
“In building a Missouri which works for everyone, one of the important elements is the availability of reliable, advanced wireless communications,” said state Rep. Ingrid Burnett (District 19). “Not only does that help bring people together, but it connects people to the information and opportunities they need for a productive future. I’m glad to see that our state policies to encourage private investment are paying dividends back home in the district.”
The new site will also bring Band 14 spectrum to the area. Band 14 is nationwide, high-quality spectrum set aside by the government specifically for FirstNet. We look at Band 14 as public safety’s VIP lane. In an emergency, this band – or lane – can be cleared and locked just for FirstNet subscribers. When not in use by FirstNet subscribers, AT&T customers can enjoy Band 14’s added coverage and capacity.
“We know how important it is for our customers to stay connected,” said Madeline Romious, Regional Vice President of External Affairs for AT&T Missouri. “AT&T 5G brings fast, reliable and secure connectivity to more than 281 million people in over 22,000 cities and towns nationwide, including Jackson County. This helps residents and businesses get the best possible experience over the AT&T network wherever they live, work and play.
From 2019 to 2021, AT&T invested more than $2 billion in its wireless and wireline networks in Missouri. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and their businesses.
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1 Based on nationwide GWS drive test data. GWS conducts paid drive tests for AT&T and uses the data in its analysis. AT&T 5G requires compatible plan and device. 5G is not available everywhere. Go to att.com/5Gforyou for details.
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