April 30, 2010
Cell Phone Networks boost coverage for Obama's commencement address on Saturday
An insightful piece from Ann Arbor, on how all the networks are gearing up to boost their cellular coverage on Saturday, as President Barack Obama will be giving the commencement address at Michigan University.
The University of Michigan expects at least 80,000 people to attend President Barack Obama’s commencement address Saturday at Michigan Stadium. And that means about 80,000 people using their cell phones to access the Internet, send text messages, call friends and take and send photos.
According to U-M’s Scott Campbell, an assistant professor of communication studies, “everybody who has the ability to use their camera phone is going to use it,” he said. “It will be kind of like a football game. But with Obama here, there’s going to be heightened use of technology.”
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