AT&T to keep customers connected during hurricane season

AT&T has committed to keeping its customers connected during the upcoming hurricane season with large industry business continuity and disaster response programs to make sure its networks stay up and running, the company said.

No one knows when the next tropical storm or hurricane will hit the coastline, but AT&T is prepared with the Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program, in which the company has invested more than US600 million. The company has an arsenal of equipment ready for deployment, including more than 300 technology and equipment trailers that can be quickly deployed.

AT&T has become re-certified under new international standards (ISO 22301) by the Department of Homeland Security for its disaster preparedness program. The company conducts readiness drills and simulations year-round to keep networks and our people ready to respond at a moment´s notice. NDR will complete its 75th full-field recovery exercise this year.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services.