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Springs Cellular Boosted for Some, but Others Remain in the Dark

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Cellular antennas operated by AT&T and T-Mobile mounted on the new 185-foot tower at Camp Blue Bay have improved service for Springs residents using those carriers. But Verizon's antennas are still mounted on the 70-foot tower adjacent to the new one, meaning service is still spotty, at best, for those who use that cell provider. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Cellular antennas operated by AT&T and T-Mobile mounted on the new 185-foot tower at Camp Blue Bay have improved service for Springs residents using those carriers. But Verizon's antennas are still mounted on the 70-foot tower adjacent to the new one, meaning service is still spotty, at best, for those who use that cell provider. MICHAEL WRIGHT

At the Montauk Market Springs cellular service was still not great for T-Mobile users like these students.

At the Montauk Market Springs cellular service was still not great for T-Mobile users like these students.

Verizon phones still struggle to get signal in Springs since the company's antennas have still not been mounted on the new 185-foot tower erected off Three Mile Harbor Road. DOUG KUNTZ

Verizon phones still struggle to get signal in Springs since the company's antennas have still not been mounted on the new 185-foot tower erected off Three Mile Harbor Road. DOUG KUNTZ

Springs resident Heather Dunn, who has a Verizon cell phone, lives less than a mile from the new cell tower but said that most of the time she still has to walk out to her street to get signal. DOUG KUNTZ

Springs resident Heather Dunn, who has a Verizon cell phone, lives less than a mile from the new cell tower but said that most of the time she still has to walk out to her street to get signal. DOUG KUNTZ

Springs resident Heather Dunn, who has a Verizon cell phone, lives less than a mile from the new cell tower but said that most of the time she still has to walk out to her street to get signal. DOUG KUNTZ

Springs resident Heather Dunn, who has a Verizon cell phone, lives less than a mile from the new cell tower but said that most of the time she still has to walk out to her street to get signal. DOUG KUNTZ

Church Lane resident Greg Simmons says that his AT&T service is still spotty despite the new tower that has boosted service for the nation's largest wireless provider in other areas of Springs. Consultants have told the town it may need as many as 10 new

Church Lane resident Greg Simmons says that his AT&T service is still spotty despite the new tower that has boosted service for the nation's largest wireless provider in other areas of Springs. Consultants have told the town it may need as many as 10 new "macro" towers to fill gaps in cellular service. DOUG KUNTZ

authorMichael Wright on Apr 3, 2024
For many Springs residents and those driving through the region, the powering on of the new cellular tower at Camp Blue Bay, just off Three Mile Harbor Road near Flag... more

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