AT&T has invested $800 million in South Carolina wireless and wired networks from 2014-2016. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and responders.


During 2014-2016, AT&T made the following investments in its wireless and wired networks:


More than $120 million in the Charleston area;

More than $175 million in the Columbia area; and

More than $120 million in the Greenville area.


“The future economic prosperity of South Carolina depends on thoughtful innovation and a fast, reliable network,” said Gov. Henry McMaster. “Sustained capital investment in our state’s infrastructure ensures that residents and businesses have the tools necessary to compete on a global level, grow here, and create opportunities for our people – which means an improved quality of life for all South Carolinians.”


In 2016, AT&T made more than 2,500 wireless network upgrades in South Carolina.


“For individuals and businesses, life is moving faster than ever before,” said Pamela Lackey, president of AT&T South Carolina. “We are investing in the advanced communications networks which not only help our customers and communities keep up, but lead and succeed in the race to the future.”


The AT&T LTE network covers nearly 400 million people in North America.