Nick Blase with True North Management Services climbs down from a cellular phone town after performing maintenance in High Ridge, Mo., in May. Even as the major cellphone companies temporarily upgrade service, there are no guarantees cell service will be available since the best places to see the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 are largely in rural areas with normally spotty coverage. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Cellphone service could be spotty for rural eclipse-watchers

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