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How Telecom Companies Harness the Power of Drones and Balloons for Emergency Communications

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has been one of the worst in years and it now ranks in the top 10 most active seasons due the destructive stretch of long-lasting storms. The power goes out, people lose access to running water, and telecommunication networks go down. According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Hurricane Harvey in Houston knocked out close to 20 emergency call centers, over 300 cellular sites, and caused communication outages to nearly 150,000 internet, TV, and phone customers. Emergency supplies like backup batteries, backup power generators, hand-cranked chargers, or solar powered chargers can be helpful temporary solutions.…

Why Talk, When There’s Text?

For all the reasons that talking on the phone is actually better than texting, one of them stands out as a definitive downside in today’s society. A phone call requires your full attention. It may not be possible to completely stop what you’re doing for…