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AT&T And T-Mobile Combine Wireless Coverage In Sandy-Affected Areas

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http://techcrunch.com – AT&T and T-Mobile have signed an agreement that lets subscribers to either company roam on either network in devastated parts of the country where Hurricane Sandy has left users with poor cellular coverage. In the past 72 hours, our nation’s mobile carriers have been through quite a bit. Sandy left a wake of destruction in her path. In fact, this morning the FCC said that 25 percent of towers in 10 states are down. The new (and temporary) deal between AT&T and T-Mobile should allow customers to place calls on either network, as both the blue and pink carriers have GSM/UMTS-based (IT news)