AT&T’s New Cell Towers Bring Benefits to Users and Law Enforcement

Michael Anthony | KFYR TV | May 20, 2021

AT&T has a large number of towers in and around Williston, with more being built and enhanced during 2021. “There’s a lot of new towers coming in; it’s going to increase that signal reliability and deliver some really material improvement in coverage,” said Market Vice President Demetrus Hayes. Hayes says signal coverage in Williston is very strong and will continue to improve as more towers are brought on-line. Another benefit is support to law enforcement with the “FirstNet” system, which gives them their own personal network. The hope is that FirstNet would give first responders the ability to communicate if a large-scale incident caused phone lines to be overwhelmed.

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