AT&T prepares for Tropical Storm Sally, offers tips for customers [telecom]

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) ? AT&T initiated its storm preparedness plan as  
Tropical Storm Sally tracks toward the Gulf Coast.

Network preparations include:

  * Topping off generators with fuel at our cell sites and switch
  * Testing high-capacity back-up batteries at cell sites.
  * Protecting our physical facilities against flooding.
  * Staging emergency response and network recovery equipment in
    strategic locations for quick deployment following the storm.

    public safety agencies on FirstNet as needed. FirstNet is the
    nation?s dedicated network for first responders.

Bill Horne

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