AT&T wants to expand 4G service atop jail

Company s hoping to expand its 4G broadband-coverage in the area and since the jail is the county's tallest building, it was a natural fit


By Ryan Sabalow
Record Searchlight

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The nine-floor Shasta County jail may soon become the base of a cellphone broadcasting array, but don't expect to see the county's tallest building get much taller.

The Shasta County Supervisors are expected at today's 9 a.m. meeting to vote to go ahead with putting the space on top of the 10-story jail up for bid as a site for cellphone companies to place cellphone panels.

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