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Old 06-27-2022, 06:21 AM   #9
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I know that for many years Verizon brought in a trailer mounted cell relay tower to service the area during Bike Week and handle the additional traffic. It was set up at the Weirs fire station parking lot.

One of the biggest factors causing cell service disruption in the Gilford/Laconia area is the influx of people to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion. The equipment at the towers has not been upgraded sufficiently to handle the increase in cell traffic.

I have some equipment in local businesses that operates using wifi on Verizon towers. I had to change one of them, that is close to the pavilion, to hard line internet because on concert nights it couldn't get a connection.

The cell companies chart the dropped calls and poor service complaints and when they get enough complaints in an area they consider adding to the capacity by either upgrading the equipment or adding a tower.
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