News Release

How Verizon Wireless Kept Colorado Connected During Epic Wildfires — Video Available

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August 12, 2012

National Media:
Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7516

 

In Western U.S.:
Bob Kelley
Robert.Kelley@VerizonWireless.com
303-694-8990

WHO:
Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation’s largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, covering nearly 75 percent of the U.S. population

WHAT:         
Video report on Verizon Wireless’ response to the June 2012 Colorado wildfires, includes:

  • First responders and customers describing the vital role played by wireless communications and the reliability of the Verizon Wireless network
  • Actions taken by Verizon Wireless employees to serve customers and first responders

WHERE:        
Verizon Wireless’ Multimedia Library
www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia

Verizon Wireless’ YouTube channel
www.youtube.com/VerizonWirelessTV

WHEN:          
Available now         

BACKGROUND:    
Customers and many public safety officials relied on the Verizon Wireless network to communicate effectively during wildfires around Fort Collins and Colorado Springs this summer.        

Verizon Wireless prepares year-round for natural disasters and other emergencies to provide customers with reliable wireless coverage so they can stay in touch with family and friends; download information or special applications to stay informed; or keep up to date with weather news, warnings and alerts. 

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