AT&T is putting more 4G LTE coverage on the map, announcing that it will roll out its faster data speeds to 50 additional small cities by the end of the year.
This includes blips on the radar such as East Stroudsburg, Penn., which has an estimated population of 10,000 people, as well as larger cities like Amarillo, Texas and its 190,000-plus residents.
Better AT&T 4G LTE coverage
The carrier's 4G LTE speeds reach 225 million people and 370 markets right now. By the end of the year, those numbers are expected to increase to 270 million people and 400 markets.
best 4G LTE data speeds in our tests this month, it lacked consistent coverage compared to the slower-but-steady Verizon.
Having newly minted 4G LTE cities on the map should also help as more smartphone owners upgrade to LTE-capable devices.