In the 48 areas in North Carolina covered by the FCC’s activation of its Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) for Hurricane Florence, 2.1% of cell sites were out of service as of 11 a.m. today, down from 3.7% yesterday, the FCC reported. It said that all public safety answering points in North Carolina are fully operational.
As for cable and wireline service, the report said that 176,388 subscribers did not have service in North Carolina, down from 270,688 yesterday. Two TV stations reported being out of service. Two FM radio stations reported being down but programming was being sent to another station, while 20 FM radio stations said they were out of service. Two AM radio stations said they were out of service.