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How Wireless Operators Get Hurricane-Ready

Aug 29, 2012 (05:08 AM EDT)

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Hurricane Isaac made landfall in southeast Louisiana late Tuesday. The Category 1 storm has a potential to do a lot of damage, not the least of which is cutting off residents from Internet and cell tower connectivity.

Earlier this year, Light Reading Mobile discussed the hurricane preparedness measures that major carriers are taking along the Gulf Coast. Specifically Verizon Wireless talked to us back in May at the CTIA show in New Orleans about how its COLT (cell on light truck) mobile base station trucks would be deployed in the event of a hurricane. Click through to watch the video.

Read the rest of this article on Light Reading.