What’s the news? AT&T* has expanded its 5G network in Sand Springs giving residents, businesses and visitors a big boost in their wireless connectivity. We’ve added a new cell tower West of North McKinley Avenue to enhance the area’s coverage and capacity, and help customers unlock the power of America’s Most Reliable 5G Network1.
Why is this important? We know how important it is for our customers to stay connected. And AT&T 5G brings fast, reliable and secure connectivity to more than 290 million people in over 24,000 cities and towns nationwide, including Sand Springs. This helps Oklahoma residents and businesses get the best possible experience over the AT&T network wherever they live, work and play.
These enhancements 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.
What people are saying:
State Representative Clay Staires
“A robust communications network plays a key role in the Sand Springs area economic future, and through private investments like this one, our economy grows stronger. Today’s businesses do not rely solely on wired connections, so high-speed wireless connectivity through the upgraded network is vital to keeping businesses connected and operating efficiently.”
Our commitment to Oklahoma communities: From 2019 to 2021, we invested more than $800 million in our wireless and wireline networks in Oklahoma. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and their businesses.
Where can I find more information? Go here to learn more about how AT&T is supporting Oklahoma. For more about the value FirstNet is bringing to public safety, check out FirstNet.com. And for the latest news on AT&T 5G, visit about.att.com/pages/5G.
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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