Verizon is taking steps to assure the public that, no matter what comes with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Verizon network will still be working, so people can continue to communicate with loved ones.
“Millions of us will be changing the way we live and work for some time. That’s why we’re relentlessly committed to making sure the network is ready for whatever comes its way,” the company stated. Watch below:
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“We’re looking towards the future and increasing our investments so that we’re poised to offer even more robust networks, to meet future demands, in the years to come,” said Hans Vestberg, Verizon Chairman and CEO. “We are very confident in our company’s ability to meet current demands in providing a great network experience.”
Vestberg added: “Our customers—including critical government and public safety agencies—rely on us for proven reliability. I want to thank our dedicated Verizon employees who continue to work tirelessly, day in and day out, to ensure our essential communications services are available to our customers so they can stay connected where and when they need it most.”
Verizon says the company been closely monitoring network usage in the most impacted areas. The company will work with and prioritize network demand in assisting the needs of many U.S. hospitals, first responders and government agencies.
It also has dedicated an entire webpage on its site “to closely monitor developments related to the current outbreak”, complete with a Q&A.