AT&T has extended its 4G LTE wireless network west toward Point Pleasant and Gallipolis, Ohio.
The company announced Wednesday it had activated the high-speed network in the Ohio River communities.
LTE, which stands for long-term evolution, is the latest form of commercial high-speed wireless communication network technologies. It offers download and mobile browsing speeds 10 times faster than older 3G networks.
The company originally launched LTE in Huntington and Charleston in the spring, followed by a rollout in the Beckley area.Charleston's LTE network was brought online in July. The company has been expanding its LTE reach beyond the city ever since. The high-speed network is now active along Interstate 77 as far north as Fairplain.