AT&T announced new jobs are coming to Tennessee. This focus will bring nearly 200 positions and 100 new jobs to the state. AT&T currently employs more than 5,400 employees in Tennessee, and hired more than 450 people across the state in the first half of this year.
AT&T is hiring full and part-time employees in customer support, retail and U-verse premise technician positions. The company plans to begin filling these positions immediately. Both full and part-time roles are a part of this plan. New jobs with benefits will help some in the area find a new career, add income, or develop a skills.
In a news release today, Verizon announced the expansion of their Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Tennessee and beyond. This expansion will occur Thursday, April 19thand help Verizon expand their LTE coverage to 2/3 of the U.S. They are not stopping there. In fact, by the end of 2012, Verizon is anticipating LTE to be available in over 400 markets and cover over 260 million people in the U.S. This will be an increase to their 2011 numbers of 200 million people covered.
This should be positive news to the residents where the expansion will occur. Connection speeds are said to be 10 times faster than Verizon’s 3G network. Along with the increase speeds, enhanced wireless reception can be experienced inside buildings where coverage can sometimes get lost or be non-existent.
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