SPOTLIGHT: Solar flares a reason for dropped calls?

Scientists at Canada's Queen University have found evidence that this is indeed the case, which is bad news for carriers since we can't control solar flares. "The rate could be as high as 9 percent, calculated during one morning rush hour in the U.S. Midwest. This connection between the sun and dropped calls explains why the number of dropped calls increase in the summer compared to winter." Article

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