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Verizon, AT&T, Sprint Scramble To Fix Network Damage After Sandy

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Communication networks across the Northeast were slowly recovering Thursday, but many New York and New Jersey residents were still unable to make cell phone calls as wireless providers scrambled to repair equipment damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

In a statement Thursday afternoon, officials from the Federal Communications Commission said they were noticing "steady improvements" in telecom networks in areas affected by the storm, but that "much work remains to be done to restore service fully." They did not give an estimate on how long it would take for wireless service to fully recover, though on Wednesday they said it could take several days. click here to read more

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