Hurricane season is here.

By: Verizon Up To Speed

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It’s hurricane season. In today’s episode, Steve Van Dinter meets up with John Rodriguez from the Network Assurance team to get a tour of a Verizon “super switch” in Florida - think of it as the brains of the Network that gets information where it needs to go. And in this case, the facility is built to withstand a Category 5 hurricane.

Steve also gets a look at some of the temporary Network assets that Verizon is able to deploy quickly in the event of a hurricane or natural disaster to restore coverage quickly - from a satellite picocell on trailer (SPOT) to a cell on light truck (COLT) and more. Bookmark our Emergency Resource Center to get all the latest details during any event.

And, Hans and the leadership team visited Wilmington, NC, to meet the team there, and celebrate how they’ve recovered since Hurricane Florence devastated the area in September 2018.

Now’s the time to give to VtoV, our employee relief fund, so we can help our teammates when another disaster strikes.

Whether it’s supporting our customers or our own team members, when there’s a crisis, we’re there to respond.

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