TITLE

Carriers Batten down the Hatches

AUTHOR(S)
Alleven, Monica
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates the measures taken by wireless communication operators in the U.S. in preparation for another potential harrowing hurricane season. The investments made by wireless carriers including Cingular Wireless, Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless in anticipation of the hurricane season are discussed. The two issues facing wireless providers in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina were loss of power and lack of T1 or backhaul connectivity to complete calls.
ACCESSION #
21853068

 

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