Why would AT&T allow a cell site to be degraded for six years?
This is not a joke. -- There is a rural cell site in Pennsylvania that serves a few thousand people each day, that falls apart almost all day long. Constant timeouts, high latency, dial-up data, calls drop after 30 minutes during busy hour for no apparent reason. -- Other times the speeds are tolerable.
All of the other cell sites in the area may have been upgraded to LTE. -- This site had HSDPA put on it in 2012.
I do not have an exact address of the site. -- It's serving the intersection of PA-6 and 29, 18657. -- Google Maps may report this as "Bridge Street." Or for an exact address reference, let's use a CVS -- 50 Bridge St, 18657
The reception fades down to unusable going South, and in fact it's so bad that small cells were installed inside a certain big box store a few years ago. -- Ironically if you were to buy AT&T service inside, you would be guaranteed to drop the call while leaving the parking lot!
Even if the comical parking lot issue remains the same -- I do wonder when that site will actually get LTE. -- It's got to be this summer....
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