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

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

WHAT:          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

WHERE:         Verizon Wireless’ Multimedia Library

Verizon Wireless’ YouTube channel

WHEN:           Available now         

BACKGROUND:     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.