Wireless carriers are making progress restoring service to areas hit by Hurricane Katrina. Sprint Nextel as of yesterday had restored nearly all service in Alabama, more than 80% in Mississippi and more than 60% in Louisiana. Verizon Wireless said it has restored 300 of the 400 cell sites put out of service by the storm, while T-Mobile announced service is running at nearly all of its sites. Cingular Wireless reported it has 75% service in the region, and SouthernLINC Wireless said it has brought back 100% service in Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Mississippi.
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