NPR: After Sandy, Questions Linger Over Cellphone Reliability

by NPR.org | Apr 29, 2013 8:36am
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Roughly one in four cell phone towers in the path of Hurricane Sandy went out of service. It was a frustrating and potentially dangerous experience for those customers without a landline to fall back on. Now, local officials and communications experts are pushing providers to improve their performance during natural disasters. 

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posted by: Hebee | May 2, 2013  6:29pm

It Was A Natural Disaster! By definition, stuff breaks during a natural disaster. If everything still worked afterwards, it would have been called partly cloudy with occasional showers.