He was joined by State Reps Stan Cox and Dean Dohrman, Sedalia Mayor Elaine Horn, as well as the Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion.
Sondag noted that 4G service has been in operation since May 6 in Sedalia, which is the fifth community in Missouri to receive such benefits, he noted. Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and Jeff City are the other cities that currently have 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) service. Customers can now stream, download and game faster than ever before.
AT&T has invested $2.15 billion from 2009 to 2012 in Missouri to expand the nation’s fastest 4G LTE network and AT&T’s “U-verse,” billed as the fastest growing TV provider in the US. Over the past five years, AT&T has invested nearly $98 billion into its operations across the country, and accoording to the company’s press release, AT&T Has invested more capital into the US economy than any other public company.
Sondag thanked the two politicians present for making Missouri a business-friendly state and erasing old regulations.
AT&T recently erected a new cell tower at Liberty Park to provide coverage and capacity for residents and businesses in northwest Sedalia.
Debra Andresen, Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce office manager, presented Sondag with an appreciation plaque prior to the ribbon-cutting. Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.