Mobile
News
8/29/2012
09:35 AM
50%
50%

How Wireless Operators Get Hurricane-Ready

Verizon Wireless talks about how its COLT (cell on light truck) mobile base station trucks can be deployed at hurricane time.

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.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
InformationWeek Elite 100
InformationWeek Elite 100
Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014
Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of November 16, 2014.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.