Sprint powers network infrastructure to weather hurricane season

On the eve of what´s predicted to be one of the most active tropical storm seasons in three years, wireless customers can be confident in Sprint´s network performance when bad storms strike, the company said.

Sprint´s experienced Emergency Response Team stands ready, having provided voice, broadband data, cellular, and satellite infrastructure for thousands of weather related crisis and special events.

In order to protect its wireless network from the impact of a tropical storm and keep customers connected during a natural disaster, Sprint has taken various preparedness measures including investing billions of dollars in coastal states from Maine to Texas, including investment in new cell site equipment, batteries, and greater fiber backhaul.

Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that serves 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.