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Cell Towers Being Restored After Irma
September 16, 2017 – The FCC reported that more than 85 percent of cell towers in a six-county area of Central Florida regained power by midday Wednesday.

CTIA, T-Mobile Urge FCC to Keep WEA ‘Blue Alert’ Simple
September 13, 2017 – Blue Alerts, meant to signal a police officer is in danger, can be transmitted to cell phones and wireless devices, broadcast stations, and more – in the same way Amber Alerts are issued.

Irma Clobbers Cell Tower Sites In Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
September 11, 2017 – Hurricane Irma has knocked out more than 50 percent of the cell tower sites in the 44 counties of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands being reported to the FCC.

Time to Think Beyond Cloud Computing
September 10, 2017 – With service providers expanding their networks of cell towers and base stations to accommodate their build-outs of new 5G networks, they could be seizing the opportunity to add server power to the new locations.

How Wireless Carriers Fared During Hurricane Harvey
September 5, 2017 – Cellular service held up better during Hurricane Harvey than in past storms. Only 4 percent of the 7,804 cell sites experienced outages during the storm.

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