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AT&T debuts 'Cell on Wings' drone in Puerto Rico

Tuesday 7 November 2017 | 08:53 CET | News
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AT&T has announced the deployment of what it calls its Flying COW (Cell on Wings) helicopter in Puerto Rico, the first time an LTE cell site on a drone has been used to connect residents after a disaster. The Flying COW flies 200 feet above the ground and can extend coverage farther than other temporary cell sites, said AT&T, adding that the technology is providing wireless connectivity to customers devastated by the impact of Hurricane Maria in an up to 40-square mile-area.

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