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Wireless Problems Played Part in Chaos at Virginia Tech

By Wayne Rash  |  Posted 04-17-2007 Print
According to carriers serving the Virginia Tech campus, the massive increase in wireless call volume during the April 16 shooting tragedy left many students unable to place a voice call or send text messages.

The inability of students and others at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., to make cell phone calls during the April 16 shooting tragedy added to the chaos surrounding the events of the day, students and others have reported in media interviews.


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