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North Carolina uses AT&T FirstNet for Disaster Recovery During Hurricane Florence

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says

Ars Technica | 5/21/19
After Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on Florida last year, AT&T restored wireless service more quickly than Verizon because it relied on well-trained employees while Verizon instead used contractors that "did not have the proper credentials," according to a union that represents workers from both telecoms.


Washington Firefighters Respond After Verizon Intentionally Slowed Data During Fire Fight

Kiro 7 | 8/22/18
Local fire departments are responding to a scathing report that Verizon throttled cell service as firefighters battled the largest fire in California’s history.