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Hurricane Business Continuity: Wireless Failover Keeps You Connected When Disaster Strikes

For businesses on the U.S. East coast, hurricane disaster is a real possibility every year. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy became the second costliest superstorm in America’s history, impacting over 300,000 US businesses with assessed damages in the range of $75 billion USD.

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Louisiana Flooding Illuminates the Need for Satellite Backup Communications

Deadly flooding in Louisiana is stretching state emergency response efforts to their limits, as officials and residents not only contend with floodwaters but also a widespread cellular network outage in large parts of Louisiana, Oklahoma and other areas. As is

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Fighting Wildfires with Satellite-Cellular Technology

The destructiveness of a fire can be devastating. Lives are lost. Prized possessions are destroyed. Whether caused by dry conditions, mechanical sparks or human negligence, the wrath comes at a very large price. Unfortunately, no matter how hard they try,

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Emergency Preparedness: When Cellular Isn’t Enough

In response to the shootings that occurred at Canada’s Parliament in Ottawa last October, a report was recently issued outlining the shortcomings of the local cellular/public telecommunications infrastructure. The report detailed how Canadian local public sector employees recently had their

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