The good people of Ravalli County don’t much like “Big Brother,” which could be a problem should a widespread emergency strike the area. The county’s emergency management people are trying to get residents to sign up for a reverse-911 system that would sent alerts to cell phones in the case of an emergency. The Associated… Continue reading Government mistrust hampering reverse 911 efforts in Ravalli County
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“4G” is a marketing term, except when it’s not
Today, Verizon will hold a press conference officially announcing the launch of the company’s 4G LTE network in 38 major cities. This means little for us here in Bozeman, of course. Verizon does not expect to have the whole country covered with its 4G LTE network until 2013.
AT&T to replace Alltel in Montana within a year
A recently approved deal between AT&T and Verizon will make AT&T’s mobile broadband services and cell phones — including the iPhone — available in Montana.
Is the iPhone really coming to Montana?
A recently approved deal between Verizon and AT&T could make some of AT&T’s more advanced network services and devices available in rural areas, including Montana.
Technology cuts win Montana cost-savings suggestion contest
Delaying purchases of new computers and reducing the number of state wireless devices topped a list of the public’s suggestions for saving the state of Montana money.