News Release

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

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August 12, 2012

National Media:
Tom Pica


In Western U.S.:
Bob Kelley

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

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

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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.