Mobile Communications Centers supporting the public
Verizon Wireless has staged or deployed a dozen mobile assets including self-contained inflatable shelters, generator trailers, and mobile office trailers complete with fully operational workstations in support of state and local emergency management operations. The self-contained inflatable shelter deployed to
in support of the temporary
New York City
Police Command Post includes 12 workstations (VoIP and laptops), HVAC, and a portable generator.
Mobile recharging vehicles supporting the public
Wireless Emergency Communication Centers, generator-powered mobile units that have device charging and computer workstations, and wireless phones, tablets and other devices, have been deployed in
to help the public contact friends, family.
Additionally, mobile stores-on-wheels, stocked with wireless devices and accessories, are also offering device charging and free domestic calls to local residents, regardless of their wireless provider. For an updated listing of locations please click
. See photos and videos of these mobile resources in action
Device charging and free domestic calling at open Verizon Wireless locations
As of Sunday, Verizon Wireless was operating 93% of its corporate retail locations, and over 300 Verizon Wireless Authorized Retailers were open across the
Metropolitan Area. The company continues to invite those impacted, regardless of their personal wireless provider, to visit any of its local open retail locations to charge their wireless devices and to make free domestic phone calls to family and friends. To locate the nearest Verizon Wireless location, use our store locator at
Verizon Foundation supporting local storm relief
As part of continuing efforts to support Hurricane Sandy recovery, on Friday Verizon announced it would match customer
American Red Cross
relief efforts up to
one million dollars
. Customers can make a
donation by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Those who would like to give more can donate up to
For those contributing, text messaging fees will be waived and 100 percent of each donation will be donated to the Red Cross. Verizon Wireless customers who pay monthly bills will see their donations on the next regular monthly bill. For customers using the company's prepaid services, donations will be taken from customers' prepaid balances.