Tag Archives: T-Mobile Emergency Response

T-Mobile Prepared for This Year’s Hurricane and Wildfire Season

It’s that time of the year again: hurricane season and wildfire season are two events that we have to prepare for once again. And now that these two seasons are back, the Un-carrier is getting ready to help its customers, businesses, communities, government agencies, first responders, and others be prepared for these unfortunate events. This year, researchers predicted that some parts of the country will be getting [read full article]

T-Mobile Has Deployed Its Emergency Teams in Response to Houston Storms

T-Mobile has activated its emergency teams to provide assistance to its customers, communities, first responders, and others that are affected by the severe and destructive storms in Houston. As part of its deployment, the Un-carrier has released an update on its blog: While some of our network sites in the Houston area were impacted by commercial power outages from the storm, most customers have some level of service due to overlapping coverage. Our teams were able to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extending Help to Families Affected by Tornadoes in Tennessee

T-Mobile is responding to the devastation of the tornadoes in Tennessee that took place last Saturday night. According to its announcement, the Un-carrier will be visiting select locations to offer Wi-Fi and provide critical supplies like blankets, portable battery packs, charging cables, and device chargers.  The tornadoes affected the counties of Montgomery, Sumner, and Davidson. This is how T-Mo offers its assistance:  T-Mobile’s Community Support teams mobilized early this morning to bring supplies to Clarksville. Emergency response … [read full article]

Heads Up: T-Mobile Warns California Residents of Ongoing PSPS 

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A Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) is currently ongoing throughout California. This is in regards to the current weather forecasts, which aims to reduce the risk of fires caused by electric infrastructure.  T-Mobile received notice from one or more California utility providers that specific areas will temporarily have no power. The PSPS will happen from October 29th until November 1st. The following areas will be affected: Imperial County Kern County Los Angeles County Orange County Riverside County … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prepares for Hurricane Idalia

Hurricane season has officially started and T-Mobile is currently getting ready for Hurricane Idalia to hit the affected cities.  The hurricane has intensified to Category 3 and is proceeding to make landfall. To get ready for this, the Un-carrier has activated its emergency teams to ensure that those along the Gulf Coast and Atlantic seaboard get the assistance they need.   It’s important to note that the National Hurricane Center issued a warning on Hurricane Idalia. It is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responds to Ongoing Wildfires in Maui

The ongoing wildfires across the island of Maui are causing much havoc and destruction to its residents, particularly those in the areas of Lahaina, Kihei, and Kula. And as such, T-Mobile has extended help to make sure these customers, communities, and first responders get the assistance they need. In an announcement, T-Mobile shared that its Emergency Management Team has been staying on top of things and monitoring the fire. When needed, they are ready to deploy portable … [read full article]

T-Mobile Deploys Emergency Response Team to Oregon Boulder Wildfire

T-Mobile has deployed its Emergency Response team to the ongoing boulder wildfire in Oregon’s Mt. Hood National Forest. The Emergency Response has put up a base at the Tygh Valley Spike Camp to boost network capacity for the brave responders. To be clear, T-Mo’s network was not affected by the wildfire. Its teams were deployed to the site to enhance the network to 324 users. This way, it can provide over 414GB of open and secure Wi-Fi … [read full article]

T-Mobile Deploys Emergency Team to Communities Affected by Vermont Flooding

T-Mobile has deployed its Emergency Response teams to the people and communities in Vermont affected by the flooding. They are also working closely with the American Red Cross to provide assistance to evacuees and personnel by giving relief supplies, charging stations, and others.  In a release, T-Mobile revealed how they are offering support to these communities: T-Mobile’s Community Support teams mobilized early to bring supplies to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Deploys Emergency Response Team to California During PSPS

It’s normal for electric utility providers to temporarily shut off power during times of an emergency. This way, they can reduce the risk in certain areas. And in California, one or more utility companies plan to do a Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) in the coming days. These providers have been given the ability to implement PSPS during times of extreme weather so they can reduce the risk of fires in electric infrastructure. T-Mobile shared that a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responds to Tornado Aftermath in Perryton

An unexpected tornado tore through the Texas Panhandle on Thursday afternoon. And along with it, the tornado devastated the community of Perryton.  T-Mobile has responded to the devastating event and is doing its best to make sure that its customers stay connected during this difficult time.  In its release, T-Mobile revealed that it has mobilized its Community Support teams to bring supplies to the areas affected. Their emergency response vehicles are equipped with free Wi-Fi connection, charging … [read full article]