WOW! Prepares for the 2022 Hurricane Season
Broadband provider fortifies network and emergency response teams in addition to sharing preparation tips for residents in southern footprint
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the company is preparing for the upcoming 2022 hurricane season by fortifying its network, testing resiliency and updating crisis and business continuity plans in its southern markets. In anticipation of increased hurricane activity this year, WOW! is ensuring emergency response teams are prepared to quickly address service interruptions that may result from hurricanes or tropical storms.
According to the latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, which starts on June 1, will have above-average activity and the Atlantic region is predicted to experience between 14-21 named storms and six to 10 cold become hurricanes. In response to imminent storms, WOW! will mobilize mission critical teams and resources to respond to any reported outages as safely and quickly as possible.
"Internet access is absolutely crucial in the wake of storms, to allow people to stay connected with friends, family and critical resources," said Ed Sesi, vice president of operations for WOW!. "WOW! is doing everything it can to prepare our systems for this year's hurricane season and has put plans in place to quickly respond to any storm-related service issues."
WOW! is sharing the following tips and resources with its customers and residents in WOW!'s southern markets in anticipation of storms this hurricane season.
WOW! Hurricane and Tropical Storm Tips:
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