AT&T is kind of notorious for having terrible reception, but they’re making a worthy attempt at redeeming themselves with a microsite published today. The interactive map illustrates where in the New York area the company has instituted upgrades on cell phone towers, broadband speeds and network connections. In Manhattan, the map says that AT&T has made 916 upgrades since January 2011; the company also spent $1.2 billion in wireless and wireline network upgrades in the NYC metro area throughout 2011.
The company has also created a Twitter handle for the NYC region, so you can keep up to speed on network issues in the area.
AT&T is the reining champ of dropped calls, so we can only hope these upgrades will decrease the amount of times you have to call your mother back and explain, “No, I didn’t hang up on you! I just walked into the kitchen!”