T-Mobile Invests in Network Resources and Expands Emergency Response Fleet to Keep People Connected When Disasters Strike
T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) is taking big steps to be ready for whatever this year's hurricane and wildfire seasons bring its way. From making massive network resiliency investments that added thousands of backup generators to its resource inventory, to expanding its emergency response fleet to include even more vehicles with Wi-Fi connectivity, to launching a new consumer-focused educational collaboration with The Weather Channel, the Un-carrier wants the communities it serves across the U.S. to know Team Magenta has their backs.
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T-Mobile's new Mobile Command Center allows both T-Mobile incident responders and regional support to mobilize, coordinate efforts and ultimately support the community in a quicker, more efficient method. (Photo: Business Wire)
"As forecasters predict another round of challenging summer weather events in 2022, T-Mobile teams have been taking proactive steps throughout the year to prepare so we can be there for the communities we serve when they need it most," said T-Mobile President of Technology Neville Ray. "Investing in our network, expanding our emergency response equipment fleet and preparing our teams to mobilize ensures T-Mobile shows up quickly whenever and wherever we're needed. Our sincerest hope is that communities won't be impacted, but we'll be ready for whatever may come."
Prepared for Any Possibility
Communication and Collaboration
When it comes to network readiness, resiliency and redundancy are critical. T-Mobile is taking measures now that will allow the Un-carrier to be able to maintain connectivity with limited interruption even in the worst of conditions, including:
How Customers Can Be Ready
If power outages and other service interruptions occur:
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