Emergency Preparedness


Hurricane Florence network updates from Verizon Wireless

Data Relief MA

Verizon offers free calling, text, data. Makes 25K relief donation. Assists first responders in Massachusetts.

Verizon Hurricane Preparedness

Verizon is prepared for the 2018 hurricane season – are you?

Hurricane Florence

Verizon is already committed to provide free calling, texting and data to its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in the areas most impacted by the storm.

Hurricane Florence

Verizon is ready to serve our customers and communities impacted by Hurricane Florence as well as first responders in eight states preparing to assist in the emergency efforts.


Verizon is giving free calling, text and data to its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in Hawaii to help as historic storm challenges the Aloha State.

California wildfires and Hurricane Lane

Verizon removes all speed cap restrictions for first responders on the west coast and in Hawaii to support current firefighting and Hurricane Lane efforts.

Wildfire data relief

In Ars Technica and other publications, it's alleged Verizon throttled data service to a CA firefighter during a recent forest fire. Some say this is a net neutrality violation.

Russell Kaye

Verizon and Nokia are hosting Operation Convergent Response, a live scenario event that puts the latest crisis response innovations in first responders' hands to help save lives.

Wildfire data relief

Verizon offers free unlimited talk, text, data for customers impacted by Northern California wildfires