66% of Cell Sites in Puerto Rico Still Down

About 66% of the cell sites were down in Puerto Rico today because of Hurricane Maria, the FCC reported, although about 64% of the population was reported covered by wireless carriers due to roaming agreements. In the U.S. Virgin Islands, 52.1% of cell sites remained out, including 88.9% of the sites in St. John. About 93% of the population was covered by wireless carriers. As for cable and wireline systems, seven major switches were reported being toll isolated in Puerto Rico.

Courtesy TRDaily