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Should Wireless Carriers be required to Back-up Cell Towers?

broadbandconvergent (2616523) writes | about 2 years ago

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broadbandconvergent writes "Lets’ be realistic when we ask if government should act as “big brother” and require Wireless Industry carriers to back-up cell towers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. This issue came to light before Sandy began its rampage on the East Coast this past week. As reported by the Huffington Post, legislation was introduced prior to the mega storm that ravaged the New York, and New Jersey coastal landscape. Such government mandates would have required cell phone carriers to back-up their cell towers with power generators. The legislation went nowhere fast, struck down by heavy wireless industry lobbying."
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"Let the market regulate" (1)

LeadSongDog (1120683) | about 2 years ago | (#41886377)

Of course, the law market^H^H^H^H^H^Hcourts should also be able to assign damages for those affected by any failure to perform in accordance with the service contract ...
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