Emergency Response Team Expands Preparations Along the East Coast
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Dorian’s path continues to shift, Sprint will assist impacted customers in Florida (previously announced), Georgia and South Carolina by waiving call, text and data overages from September 2-8, 2019. Customers on Unlimited plans will continue to enjoy their unlimited data, call and text benefits.
Sprint’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has also expanded preparations up and down the East Coast to help keep our customers connected during and after the storm makes U.S. landfall. The ERT is conducting operational readiness checks for all power generation assets, preparing COWS, COLTS, SatCOLTS and other mobile cellular infrastructure for potential deployment, staging a number of satellite assets that can provide temporary cellular and internet connectivity, and prepping charging stations for deployment.
Some stores in the impacted region will close temporarily for employee safety. All open locations will serve as charging stations for anyone in the area. Please check the Sprint store locator tool to confirm that the store nearest you is currently open.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 54.3 million connections as of June 30, 2019 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Today, Sprint’s legacy of innovation and service continues with an increased investment to dramatically improve coverage, reliability, and speed across its nationwide network and commitment to launching a 5G mobile network in the U.S. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.