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Verizon Frontline connects first responders battling wildfires nationwide


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  • The Verizon Frontline Response Team has deployed nearly 1,000 Verizon Frontline answers to wildland firefighters in 18 states this season alone.

  • Nearly 70 communities and 39 public safety agencies have obtained Verizon Frontline support during 2022 wildfire response efforts.

With an increase of than 60wildfires actively burning in greater than a dozen states, the Verizon Frontline Response Team continues to deploy mission-critical communications technology to get public safety agencies and the nearly 10,000 wildland firefighters currently on leading lines.

This season alone, the Verizon Frontline Response Team has deployed nearly 1,000 Verizon Frontline answers to first responders in 18 states including Alaska, NEW YORK, Florida, California, Texas and New Mexico.

Verizon Frontline technology has been sent to multiple interagency command posts and 39 public safety agencies operating in nearly 70 communities. This technology provides mission-critical voice and data service to incident managers and firefighters operating in remote areas and helps coordinate fire mitigation efforts.The Verizon Frontline solutions supplied by the Verizon Frontline Response Team have included Satellite Picocells on Trailers (SPOTs), routers, network extenders, mobile hotspots, smartphones and much more.

First responders are actually battling wildfires year-round and we remain focused on delivering the reliable and secure communications technology they have to achieve their mission wherever and every time they require it, said Cory Davis, Director of Public Safety Operations for Verizon Frontline. The Verizon Frontline Response Team stands prepared to support wildland firefighters in the united states because they work tirelessly to safeguard our communities.

The Verizon Frontline Response Team has supported federal, state and local agencies at 49 named wildfires this season including Arizonas Tunnel Fire, New Mexicos Hermits Peak Fire, Colorados Marshall Fire and the Washburn Fire in Yosemite National Park.

This support is provided free to the supported agencies and represents a continuation of Verizon Frontlines commitment to investing and innovating together with public safety and government.

Verizon Frontline may be the advanced network and technology built for first responders developed over nearly three decades of partnership with public safety officials and agencies on leading lines to meet up their particular and evolving needs.

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