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AT&T invests nearly $120M to enhance local networks in SD

PIERRE — AT&T says it has invested nearly $120 million in its wireless and wired networks in South Dakota from 2010 through 2013.

The telecom announced Tuesday it has conducted projects that enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for its South Dakota residential and business customers.

In 2013, AT&T says it made more than 350 network upgrades in South Dakota, including, seven new sites, 250 capacity enhancements and 98 enhanced fiber (Ethernet) backhauls.

In 2013, AT&T added the Brookings and Watertown to its LTE network.