July 30, 2014
As we near mid-August, the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, the Sprint Emergency Response Team (ERT) is wrapping up its annual coast-to-coast roadshow with a stop in Virginia on July 31.
 
For well over a decade, public safety and emergency operation officials have relied on Sprint ERT for its expertise in the areas of communications continuity, rapidly deploying IP equipment and wireless services in remote and dangerous locations, and sustaining access to real-time information during critically severe incidents.
 
If you haven’t seen Sprint ERT in action yet and live near Bristol, Va., this final stop may be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Roadshow attendees will have the chance to: 
 
  • Tour Sprint’s SatCOLT (Satellite Cell on Light Truck), which offers mobile IP high-speed data, voice and push-to-talk services.
  • Experience a Sprint ERT interactive scenario and hands-on application of it various technologies.
  • Learn Sprint ERT’s best practices for communications continuity among government and private industry professionals during a crisis event.
 
Register TODAY and view photos from Sprint ERT’s previous roadshow stops on Facebook.
 
And if you find yourself in the middle storm make sure to download, NextRadio® - a free Google Play app that’s exclusive to Sprint and will keep you connected to critical news updates.
 
With NextRadio – an interactive FM radio application exclusive to Sprint – first responders can access FM radio broadcasts in their local area through a built-in FM tuner inside their smartphone.
 
FM radio can deliver important news, information, and be a lifeline to citizens when other communication networks suffer during disaster-related incidents, such as hurricanes. From the LG G2 and Samsung Galaxy S® 5 to the HTC One® (M8) and the Kyocera Hydro Vibe, Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA have a total of 23 Android-powered smartphones that offer NextRadio’s capabilities.
 
Download it today and enhance your hurricane preparedness.