Verizon Ready for Hurricane Isaac

Verizon readies its network and physical assets in Florida in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac

August 29, 2012

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TAMPA, Fla. -- Verizon has begun to ready its network and physical assets in Florida in preparation for the possibility that Tropical Storm Isaac will cause extensive damage.

"Maintaining our customers' communications services while ensuring our employees' safety is our overriding priority with a situation like this," said Jeanmarie Milla, Verizon's operations president for Florida. "Whether Isaac is a tropical storm or a hurricane, whether it threatens our service territory or not, now is the time for Verizon to initiate its emergency incident plans

"We will be ready for any potentially severe conditions and will marshal our assets to keep as much of our operating territory in service as possible," said Milla. "We encourage our customers to review their readiness for maintaining communications options if necessary."

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ)

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