Irene takes out cell towers, disrupts communications

By GIXnews

Aug 29, 2011 12:25 pm | Computerworld Storm affects 1,400 cell sites, FCC reports by Matt Hamblen Communications networks took a hit from Hurricane Irene with 1,400 cell towers and cell sites damaged or disrupted mainly in Virginia, New Jersey, New York and North Carolina, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday. In addition to cell…