Text message use can help reduce network strain during storm
Posted at: 10/29/2012 3:36 PM
By: WNYT Staff
In addition to power outages, phone outages are also a concern.
AT&T says it's added portable generators to cell towers and is checking fuel levels.
Both AT&T and Verizon recommend using text messaging during the height of the storm to avoid straining the network.
Text messages use minimal network resources compared to phone calls and web surfing.