AT&T expedites cell tower deployment to support COVID-19 medical facility

The FCC also granted the New York Fire Department temporary access to additional T-Band spectrum.

SOURCE: fiercewireless.com

DATE: APRIL 10, 2020

In another step to ensure communications connectivity amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the FCC on Friday helped AT&T rapidly deploy two new cell sites to provide wireless service at a COVID-19 medical facility under construction.

The agency’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau authorized AT&T’s request to expedite environmental review of two proposed wireless tower sites. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is building the medical site at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in Milwaukee to care for COVID-19 patients.  READ MORE

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