Verizon Wireless Network Ready For Wintry Weather In Central Texas
DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2013
DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the owner and operator
of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced that its
network is ready for the wintry weather.
Verizon Wireless prepares year-round for hurricanes, ice storms, tornadoes and
other natural disasters to provide customers with reliable wireless coverage.
To support residents and businesses across Central Texas, Verizon Wireless has
made the ongoing efforts in network preparations:
oThe company 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.
oVerizon 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.
oBusiness continuity/disaster recovery plans are in place so the company
can continue vital operations to serve customers during emergency
oTest men and women are available to travel and measure the quality of
Verizon Wireless voice and data service calls across the country.
oVerizon conducts hundreds of emergency exercises each year, simulating
events such as natural disasters, transportation disruptions and power
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oSee information about Verizon Wireless's year-round network preparation
for natural disasters and other emergencies.
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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G
networks. The company serves 101.2 million retail customers, including 95.2
million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with
nearly 72,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of
Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).
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SOURCE Verizon Wireless
Contact: Audrey Lundy, Verizon Wireless, 972.444.5516,
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