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AT&T Invests More Than $925 Mln In Mississippi From 2009 Through 2011

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AT&T (T: Quote) announced that it has invested more than $925 million in its Mississippi wireless and wireline networks from 2009 through 2011 with a focus on improving the company's mobile broadband coverage and overall performance of its networks.

The company said that the enhancements include activating nearly 50 new cell sites or towers to improve network coverage. The company noted that the investments also includes adding capacity, deploying faster fiber-optic connections to more than 575 cell sites and upgrading more than 200 cell sites to provide fast mobile broadband speeds.

"The ongoing investment we are making in Mississippi is designed to increase coverage and reliability and provide advanced services to our customers." said Mayo Flynt, president, AT&T Mississippi.

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