U.S. telecommunications company AT&T sells the first to market small portable cellular antennas that will enable corporate and government customers to provide their own wireless coverage in remote or disaster areas affected, the company said today.
Typically, mobile telecom operators restore services in areas affected by disasters (eg hurricanes), sending a space truck with mobile antennas (towers). The product of AT & T will allow first recall the scene as police, civil protection, emergency medical, fire protection, etc., suddenly acquire control over the areas over which they have coverage.
Antennas are transported in a special case of which are installed when necessary and then returned to him. One possibility for choice, which offer the units is an additional satellite dish.
Remote Mobility Zone may serve up to 14 simultaneous calls and provide data at a rate lower than that of broadband. Coverage is up to half a mile from the antenna. Portable antenna can be mounted on the car or truck.
Remote Mobility Zone can be used with any cellular phone on AT & T.
The price of mobile units is between $ 15,000 and $ 45,000, being paid and additional monthly fees.