Cell phone and Internet Service is Unreliable

Cell phone towers Disstrict 4 Macon County Commission

It is all about safety.

Rural residents require dependable cell phone and internet services more so than those residing in towns where friends and family. When a friend or family member is experiencing a seizure, heart attack, or bleeding out, one does not have run down the street to a neighbor or the time to reboot the phone and try again, as my cell phone carrier advised me.

This 2018 Google map shows cell phone coverage along I85 for travelers and many around Tuskegee. However, an extensive void exists of cell towers and reliable coverage from Loachapoka to Hwy 49, comprising the Town of Notasulga.

I have explained the safety consideration of the inferior cell and internet coverage about Notasulga to the Emergency Management Director and county commission on numerous occasions and Dixie Electric Coop, who provides electricity to some of Macon County.

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