AT&T Extends 3G Service In The Tulsa Area

Monday, August 9th 2010, 11:59 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- AT&T says it has upgraded 25 cell phone towers around Tulsa and along the entire length of the Turner Turnpike from Tulsa to Oklahoma City with 3G mobile broadband service.

In a news release, AT&T says it has activated 3G high-speed mobile broadband service on 13 cell towers in the Tulsa-area, including the communities of Collinsville, Oologah, Skiatook, Sperry and Wagoner.

In addition, 3G service is now also available on 12 cell towers along the Turner Turnpike, including the communities of Bristow, Chandler, Depew, Stroud and Wellston.

"Demand for wireless bandwidth is growing, whether it's for sharing video and photos with friends, watching a movie, checking the latest scores, or listening to music on a phone, netbook or other mobile devices on the go," said Steve Gray, vice president and general manager for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

The release says AT&T is planning to add nearly 20 new cell sites and the upgrade of nearly 75 additional cell sites to 3G throughout the state.

Some of those communities include Henryetta, McAlester, Miami, Okemah, Okmulgee and Tahlequah.