AT&T: Upgrade will boost cell service at stadium

AT&T: Upgrade will boost cell service at stadium

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - AT&T says a major upgrade in the works will boost the power of mobile devices on its network in Sanford Stadium in Athens.

AT&T spokesman Paul Chambers says the telecommunications company will be making a multi-million dollar investment in its micro-antenna during the spring. He said the result should be 10 to 12 times greater data capacity for its wireless network in the stadium.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports that the upgrade will is expected to be completed in time for the 2014 football season.

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