This Sept. 19, 2018, photo provided by AT&T shows equipment, center, that turns a satellite signal into an LTE cell tower that was used during Hurricane Florence in Marion, South Carolina. The equipment is a supplementary part of FirstNet, a new national wireless network dedicated for first responders. A major earthquake that rocked Alaska proved to be a trial run in the state’s largest city for a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. (AT&T via AP)
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In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019, photo, Anchorage Police Officer T. Scott Masten works a shift in Anchorage, Alaska, equipped with a wireless hotspot device on his patrol car laptop. Anchorage police are among public safety agencies across the country that are tapped into FirstNet, a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. (AP Photo/Rachel D’Oro)
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In this Wednesday, May 1, 2019, photo, Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll talks about his department joining a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. Anchorage police are among public safety agencies across the country that are tapped into the new service knowns as FirstNet. (AP Photo/Rachel D’Oro)
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Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska

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