Not recruiting: Alabama addresses cell phone black hole in Bryant-Denny Stadium

Take a break from the signing day vortex and read the following story courtesy of the Associated Press:

TUSCALOOSA — Trustees at the University of Alabama are considering a plan to improve cell phone service inside Bryant-Denny Stadium during football games.

School officials have reached an agreement with Verizon Wireless and AT&T to install 715 cellular antennas inside the stadium. The Tuscaloosa News reports that trustees still have to review the plan, which will go to a board committee on Thursday.

The newspaper reports the two companies will pay all the installation costs for the new system, along with licensing fees totaling $72,000 annually.

Fans often have problems with cell service inside the stadium during football games.

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