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Cell sites experience outages during Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

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Last week we discussed the importance of having a good backup power option for immediate deployment when natural disasters like hurricanes strike. With Hurricane Florence hitting the Carolinas over the weekend, it became clear why that is important.

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Hurricane season has arrived creating need for backup power

September 11, 2018

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Although hurricane season officially began in June for those in the United States, storms actually making landfall in one season isn't always a guarantee. That all changed last year when a record four hurricanes made landfall in one season, the first time that has happened in the U.S. since 2005. (1)

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Telecom power important during California wildfire outbreak

December 12, 2017

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If you've been paying attention to news headlines the last few weeks, you are probably aware of the wildfires in southern California that have been wreaking havoc over the area.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the wildfires are now the fifth largest in modern California history (1) and have scorched 230,000 acres of land as of mid-December.

CNN is also reporting that 1,000 structures have been destroyed as well (2), with the blaze now being described as larger than New York City with only about 20% of it contained.

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