Ask the Editor: When will cell phone service improve in the Flower Mound area?

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AT&T and Verizon have permits approved for the installation of several small cell sites in Flower Mound that will improve cell phone reception.

AT&T will install 10 new small cells in the Lakeside DFW area. The installation is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2019.

Verizon customers may have already noticed improved reception in Lakeside DFW in the past several months due to Lakeside DFW business account owners purchasing network extenders.

Verizon is also in the planning process for a cell tower on Spinks Road, which should also help improve coverage in the area, if approved.

Sprint customers may also be receiving improved cell phone reception.

Sprint has plans to construct two small cells and a collocation on the new Verizon tower off of Skillern Road that was approved earlier this year. They are also hoping to collocate on the planned Verizon tower off of Spinks Road, if approved.

As service providers provide updates, the town will share news on its website: www.flower-mound.com.

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Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.
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