CORRECTING and REPLACING Intel Pledges 1,500 PCs, Wireless Access Equipment, Technical Support for Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Efforts; Company Working with American Red Cross to Provide Critical Communications Support - Sep 2, 2005 10:20 PM (BusinessWire)
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 2, 2005--In BW5611 issued Sept. 2, 2005: Please replace the headline and release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.
The release reads:
INTEL PLEDGES 1,500 PCs, WIRELESS ACCESS EQUIPMENT, TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR HURRICANE KATRINA DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS
Company Working with American Red Cross to Provide Critical Communications Support
Intel Corporation today announced it is coordinating the donation of1,500 laptop personal computers to the American Red Cross for distribution to shelters in support of Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts. In addition, Intel will donate 150 wireless Internet access points to enable wireless local area connectivity in all permanent shelters and is providing fifty Wi-Fi transmitters for installation in the New Orleans downtown and airport area.
Intel employees will provide on-site technical assistance to ensure the success of all technical deployments. The PCs will be configured by Intel and its partners according to Red Cross requirements to allow shelters to exchange important information with the organization's headquarters regarding victim status, resource needs and case management. These systems, along with broadband access, will also provide the technology backbone that provides thousands of hurricane victims with a means of communicating with relatives, verifying their identity for emergency fund distribution, contacting social services and accessing information important to their relocation.