Verizon Wireless Working Round-the-Clock to Restore, Maintain and Enhance Service in Gulf Coast Area
Service Improvements Continue in Baton Rouge, Pensacola, Mobile; Network Equipment Ready to Join in New Orleans Recovery Efforts
BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless continues the urgent work of maintaining and restoring wireless service in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast regions in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The company has dispatched teams of network technicians who are making progress in strengthening communications in many of the affected areas. Service to parts of New Orleans and surrounding areas, including Mandeville, Lacombe, Slidell, Hammond and Covington, are beginning to come back online and coverage has been reestablished at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport. Wireless service continues to improve in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Pensacola, Florida; and Mobile, Alabama and in surrounding areas where technicians have been able to move in and begin restoring the network.