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Old 05-14-2017, 5:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Thunderknight View Post
In terms of rural coverage, the law that created firstnet requires firstnet (at&t) to build rural areas as well.
Kinda makes you wish you had started investing in tower sites a few years ago.

Back in the late 1990's, I worked on a project for one of AT&T's predecessors. During the project, I visited approximately 60 COs around Indiana. A few of those COs had no indoor plumbing. A few were in "towns" that did not appear on an Indiana road map. A few of them were in locations where you could scan the horizon and easily count the number of other buildings you saw on the fingers of one hand.

It will be interesting to see how AT&T deals with providing FirstNet coverage in rural areas.
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