The new site will provide coverage further east on U.S. 19 near Long Branch Road.
“For folks living and working in small towns and rural communities, the availability of advanced wireless services is perhaps even more important than for their friends and neighbors in cities,” said State Sen. Kevin Corbin. “I am pleased to see this type of private investment in in all corners of the state. This is why I am determined to keep North Carolina a place which welcomes private investment in 21st Century technology.”
These upgrades will also benefit public safety and first responders on FirstNet – public safety’s dedicated communications platform and give North Carolina’s first responders access to always-on, 24-hours-a-day priority and preemption across voice and data.