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Drones May Be Able To Solve Your Music Festival Phone Reception Woes

While social media has become more and more of an integrated part of the music festival experience, mobile reception is never plentiful but that may all be about to change thanks to our friend, the trusty drone.

As Stoney Roads reports, AT&T are working on a new technology called COWs (cell on wings) which will provide “enhanced LTE wireless coverage” at large events such as music festivals.

“Imagine you’re at a concert watching your favorite band, and out of the corner of your eye you notice a tethered drone hovering nearby,” AT&T wrote in a blog post.

“But this drone isn’t taking photos or videos of the band. It’s temporarily providing enhanced LTE wireless coverage at the packed venue so you, along with thousands of others in attendance, can simultaneously send photos and videos to share the moment.”

Read the full story by Sam Murphy at Music Feeds

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