SXSW Runs on Wireless Carriers' Well-Oiled Machines


At this year’s South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals in Austin, Texas, more than 150,000 new people have entered the major wireless carriers’ network space. Nearly every one of them has a phone for making voice calls or using the Web. How do wireless carriers handle such a demand surge? That’s one of the big challenges facing AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile. Sometimes they can plan and prepare in advance — like for SXSW. Other times, things happen suddenly — a hurricane might strike, for example.

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