New York News
12:55 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Siena Poll: New Yorkers ❤ Smartphones

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Could Ma Bell be going the way of the telegraph? Ninety percent of New Yorkers now carry cell phones, while more than one-fifth of households across the state have disconnected their landlines, according to a newly-released Siena "smartphone" survey.

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Capital Region News
4:41 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

NYS Gets $20K To Conserve 1911 Fire Documents

(l-r) Maria Holden, New York State Archives with Amy Hines-Kramer, AT&T examine Hudson Valley Region documents to be digitally conserved.
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New York state is getting $20,000 to support the conservation and digitization of Colonial-era documents that were burned in the 1911 fire at the State Capitol. 

The money, gifted by AT&T will go to digital preservation of records  dating back three centuries were damaged or destroyed when a fire broke out inside the Capitol on March 29, 1911.

AT&T’s New York President Marissa Shorenstein:   “We’re proud to be able to support the New York State archives to ensure that these documents are preserved for future generations.”

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

1 VT Town OK’s 2nd Cell Tower, Another Rejects Idea

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One Vermont town supports a proposal to build a second cellular tower, but residents in another town aren't welcoming one.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

AT&T to Restore Cell Service to Vermont Town

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Some AT&T cellphone customers in Putney could see their service restored after it was inadvertently cut during an upgrade in the southeastern Vermont community.

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11:33 am
Wed November 28, 2012

AT&T to Look at Options for Newfane, VT Tower

AT&T says it will consider alternate locations for a new cell tower in the southern Vermont community of Newfane, but the alternative must meet a set of criteria before it could be agreed to.

The move comes after some Newfane residents expressed concern over plans for a 130-foot tower on Oak Hill Road.

Officials say the tower would dramatically improve the town's spotty cell coverage and also could host equipment from two other cell carriers.

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