March 30, 2009
Sprint Nextel Demonstrates Rapid Deployment Solutions for Emergency Response
The 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City and tornadoes throughout the Midwest have raised awareness to the need for more strategic emergency preparedness and response. First responders from agencies throughout Oklahoma will witness and participate in a demonstration of deployment of communications and other infrastructure for catastrophic events. State and local agencies have signed up to participate in the Sprint Emergency Response Team’s (ERT) live, over-the-air tactical exercise designed to address:
The Sprint ERT is a unique group within Sprint that provides wireless telecommunications equipment, infrastructure and operations support to federal, state/local public safety, law enforcement, military and private sector entities when it matters most. These services can be deployed during declared emergencies, agency-specific events, field training exercises and National Special Security Events. Visit www.sprint.com/ert for more information or www.sprintenterprise.com/ert for a short video on its capabilities.
Presenters and guests include:
Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
*Tactical Deployment Demonstration to be held at 10 a.m.
|WHERE:||Sprint Nextel, 8525 Silver Crossing, Oklahoma City, OK. 73132|