Verizon Wireless has announced that its network is ready for the wintry weather. To provide customers with reliable wireless coverage, the company prepares year-round for hurricanes, ice storms, tornados and other natural disasters. To support residents and businesses across Central Texas, Verizon Wireless has made the ongoing efforts in network preparations:
- Verizon Wireless has Cells on Wheels (COWs), Cells on Light Trucks (COLTs) and portable generators that can be rolled into hard-hit locations or areas that need extra network capacity.
- Verizon Wireless pre-arranges fuel delivery to mobile units and generators to keep the network operating at full strength even if power is lost for an extended period of time.
- Business continuity/disaster recovery plans are in place so Verizon Wireless can continue vital operations to serve customers during emergency situations.
- Test men and women are available to travel and measure the quality of Verizon Wireless voice and data service calls across the country.
- Verizon Wireless conducts hundreds of emergency exercises each year, simulating events such as natural disasters, transportation disruptions and power outages.
Learn more about Verizon Wireless’ year-round network preparation for natural disasters and other emergencies.