Cell phones, landlines stand up to Irene

August 2011
Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;8/29/2011, p3
The article reports on the success of wireless phone companies in the U.S. to withstand the impact of Hurricane Irene to their consumer services in 2011. According to companies, the natural disaster caused minimal effect to their networks, but the full impact might not be known until the storm subsides. It notes that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) launched the Disaster Information Reporting System which reveals that no reports of disruptions are recorded during the hurricane.


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