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AT&T 5G now installed in 90 new US locations - see the full list

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AT&T has announced that its 5G service is now available to subscribers in 90 new markets across the US – including Chicago, New Orleans, Sacramento, Seattle and Tampa.

This news comes just days after the testing company, RootMetrics, which collects independent data on mobile network operators around the world, revealed that the carrier is now delivering speeds of 50 Mbps or faster in 20 more markets this year, compared to  2019. 

AT&T registered speeds under 20 Mbps in only two out of 55 US cities covered by RootMetrics in the first quarter of 2020, a total matched only by Verizon 5G (whilst Sprint registered speeds below 20 Mbps in 12 markets in 2020, with T-Mobile doing so in 27 of 55 cities tested).

"We found excellent and improved download speeds on the carrier’s 4G LTE network in the 55 markets we completed testing before we paused our scouting efforts,"  said Suzanth Subramaniyan, Director of Mobile Networks, RootMetrics. "And AT&T’s low-band 5G is also providing generally fast speeds – though not as fast as Verizon’s mmWave 5G)."

Now in 90 new markets

“We remain focused on launching AT&T 5G in more markets and to more customers across the country and plan to reach nationwide coverage this summer.”

Chris Sambar, AT&T.

The AT&T 5G network is now live for consumers in 90 additional markets across the country, covering more than 120 million people.

“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 Chris Sambar, EVP of Technology Operations at AT&T. “We remain focused on launching AT&T 5G in more markets and to more customers across the country and plan to reach nationwide coverage this summer.”

Full list of the 90 new AT&T 5G markets

Alabama: Franklin County

Arkansas: Fayetteville-Springdale; Fort Smith

California: Chico; El Dorado County; Redding; Sacramento; Tehama County; Yuba City

Colorado: Colorado Springs

Connecticut: New London-Norwich

Florida: Bradenton; Dixie County; Fort Pierce; Hamilton County; Hardee County; Ocala; Pensacola; Sarasota; Tampa

Georgia: Dawson County; Marion County

Idaho: Boise City; Boundary County

Illinois: Chicago; Mason County

Indiana: Elkhart-Goshen; Evansville; Fort Wayne; Gary; South Bend

Kansas: Brown County

Kentucky: Fulton County; Mason County; Meade County; Trimble County

Louisiana: Beauregard Parish; Houma-Thibodaux; Lake Charles; New Orleans; Shreveport

Massachusetts: Springfield

Michigan: Cass County

Minnesota: Duluth; Le Sueur County; St. Cloud

Missouri: Bates County; Callaway County; De Kalb County; Joplin; Saline County; St. Joseph

Montana: Billings; Mineral County

New Hampshire: Portsmouth

New Jersey: Vineland

New York: Yates County

Ohio: Clinton County; Mercer County; Morrow County; Perry County; Steubenville

Oklahoma: Grant County

Oregon: Clatsop County

Pennsylvania: Greene County; Johnstown; Union County; Wayne County; Williamsport

Texas: Abilene; Beaumont; Concho County; Fannin County; Lubbock; Newton County; Sherman-Denison; Waco

Virginia: Frederick County

Washington: Bellingham; Clallam County; Ferry County; Kittitas County; Richland-Kennewick; Seattle; Tacoma; Yakima

West Virginia: Monongalia County; Parkersburg-Marietta; Wheeling

Wisconsin: Madison

For more information, and to check coverage information, visit AT&T at att.com/5gforyou.


Dan is a British journalist with 20 years of experience in the design and tech sectors, producing content for the likes of Microsoft, Adobe, Dell and The Sunday Times. In 2012 he helped launch the world's number one design blog, Creative Bloq. Dan is now editor-in-chief at 5Gradar, where he oversees news, insight and reviews, providing an invaluable resource for anyone looking to stay up-to-date with the key issues facing 5G.