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AT&T Launches in Lenoir

AT&T 5G Launches in Lenoir Consumers in Lenoir now have access to the Fastest Nationwide 5G Network1 LENOIR, NC, November 30, 2020 — AT&T’s* 5G network – the Fastest Nationwide 5G Network -- is now live for consumers and businesses in Lenoir. With this deployment, consumers and businesses in Lenoir with a 5G-capable device and qualifying plan will now have access to AT&T’s 5G service delivered using low-band spectrum. “At a time when technology is proving to be even more essential for communication, AT&T customers can rest assured that our company is continuing to invest in our network and new technologies to make connection easier,” said Kathleen Evans, regional director of external affairs for AT&T North Carolina. “We consistently work to provide better coverage for North Carolina’s communities. And we’re investing in our wireless network in Lenoir and across the state to accomplish that.” “I am pleased that AT&T is bringing its most advanced wireless technology to Caldwell County,” said State. Rep. Destin Hall. “A stronger, more robust wireless network strengthens our economy and helps families stay connected and businesses stay competitive. That is why I work for policies which make North Carolina a state where companies want to invest and do business.” Value of AT&T 5G AT&T 5G offers nationwide connectivity on its low-band sub-6 spectrum, which provides broadband coverage that will ultimately offer a better wireless experience with greater capacity and faster response times for businesses and consumers. We also offer access to our 5G+ network, which will enable super-fast speeds and even faster response times in parts of 36 cities across the country, with more come. Learn more about AT&T’s 5G network at AT&T’s Investment in North Carolina 1 Fastest based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data median download speeds for Q3 2020. comparing only networks offering ‘nationwide’ 5G coverage. 5G coverage analysis based on carrier’s public statements. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. AT&T 5G requires compatible device and plan. Coverage not available everywhere. Visit to learn more. © 2020 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T and the Globe logo are registered trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property. Page 2 In North Carolina, AT&T invested more than $1.9 billion in our North Carolina wireless and wired networks from 2017-2019. During that time period, we made more than 1,500 upgrades to our North Carolina wireless network, including 74 new cell sites. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and *About AT&T Communications We help family, friends and neighbors connect in meaningful ways every day. From the first phone call 140+ years ago to mobile video streaming, we innovate to improve lives. We have the nation’s fastest wireless network.** And according to America’s biggest test, we have the nation’s best wireless network.*** We’re building FirstNet® just for first responders and creating next-generation mobile 5G. With a range of TV and video products, we deliver entertainment people love to talk about. Our smart, highly secure solutions serve nearly 3 million global businesses – nearly all of the Fortune 1000. And worldwide, our spirit of service drives employees to give back to their communities. AT&T Communications is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Learn more at AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at and on YouTube at © 2020 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the Globe logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. FirstNet and the FirstNet logo are registered trademarks and service marks of the First Responder Network Authority. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. **Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data median download speeds for Q3 2020. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. ***GWS OneScore, September 2020. For more information, contact: Clifton Metcalf AT&T Public Affairs Phone: 704-802-6008 Email:

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