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T-Mobile Upgrades Connecting Heroes: Adds Preemption, Rugged Devices, and New Plans with 5G Phones for First Responders

T‑Mobile adds preemption along with priority network access, so first responders with WPS (Wireless Priority Service) get unmatched network access in an emergency
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BELLEVUE, Wash., June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — We count on first responders … and they can count on us, with America’s largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network. Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS), America’s 5G leader, announced important new upgrades to the company’s groundbreaking Connecting Heroes program, a 10-year commitment to provide free service and 5G access to first responder agencies — all public and non-profit state and local fire, 911, police and EMS departments — saving them up to $7 billion.

T-Mobile Stands Ready to Keep Customers Connected During the 2021 Hurricane Season

As forecasters predict another busy storm season on the heels of record‑breaking hurricane activity in 2020, the Un‑carrier is equipped with more disaster‑response resources than ever.
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Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through November 30, but the Un-carrier prepares year-round to ensure we are ready to help customers, first responders and local authorities stay connected when it matters most. Last year's 30 named storms were the most-ever on record, and forecasters have already predicted above-average storm activity again this year. T-Mobile takes a rock-solid approach to preparation and response, hoping for the best but planning for the worst.

VisionSpring Raises $1.5 Million for India COVID-19 Response and Will Deliver More Than 1,000 Oxygen Concentrators to Expand Care

Social Enterprise Deploys Global Team to Procure Personal Protective Equipment and Oxygen Concentrators in Race to Meet Medical Needs in India
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NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VisionSpring (www.visionspring.org), the pioneering social enterprise, has secured an initial $1.5 million in emergency response commitments for the COVID-19 crisis in India and will deliver more than 1,000 oxygen concentrators and other COVID-19 care and safety supplies to frontline health workers.

EEI Names Alliant Energy and ITC As 2020 Emergency Response Award Recipients

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) – the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies – has named Alliant Energy and ITC as recipients of EEI’s Emergency Response Award for working collaboratively to restore electricity following the August 10 derecho.

Boosting Connections to First Responders in Rural America

As rural U.S. towns continue to struggle with basic connectivity, our community partner LISC is boosting signals for first responders and families in their communities.
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Imagine you’re a volunteer first responder, tasked with answering a late-night call for help. Far from the nearest hospital, your GPS goes in and out as you careen through the backcountry roads. You approach the scene and your signal drops. You’re now alone in the dark.

For many first responders in rural communities, this scenario is just part of the job. Too many communities still lack access to mobile broadband, and in the case of an emergency, it can be a matter of life or death.

How a Research-Driven Approach to Drones Can Help Us Save Lives

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This post was written by guest blogger Gemma Alcock. Gemma is an award-winning innovator and respected thought-leader in the use of drones for emergency response and public safety. Gemma was recently selected in a prestigious competition as the woman making the most difference in drones for search and rescue (SAR) around the world, receiving the title of the ‘Woman to Watch in UAS 2018.’ She is truly committed to and passionate about creating a future in which drones will routinely be a tool for saving lives

Troy Bernal Joins Antea Group Remediation Team

Specializes in Site Assessment, Remediation, and Incident Response
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October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - We are excited to announce that Troy Bernal has recently joined Antea Group USA as a Senior Consultant. Troy has over 18 years of EHS management experience and specializes in the areas of environmental risk assessment, toxicology, subsurface remediation, industrial hygiene, emergency response and incident management. He has worked with clients across oil and gas, railroad, chemical and insurance industries. He also has experience providing expert witness testimony in legal proceedings.

Mind the Gaps: Emergency Response Planning in Today's World

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At our most recent EHSxTech meeting in London, a hot topic was how in emergency response training we have gone from the fire and weather drill to a huge variety of potential emergencies.

Read our blog to see how your organization can prepare a solid and comprehensive emergency response to keep your employees safe and risk-proof your business.

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Data Science to Improve Foresight and Decision Making in the Humanitarian Sector

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This post was written by guest blogger Alexa Schmidt, Senior Technology for Impact Program Manager, Mercy Corps.

The organization I work for—Mercy Corps—strives to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression through economic development and emergency relief programs around the world. This work has always been challenging.

CNH Industrial and Team Rubicon Are Rebuilding Communities

The Latest Top Story Available on CNHIndustrial.com
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Team Rubicon is a non-profit, volunteer led organization which rapidly deploys emergency response teams to disaster zones in the U.S. and abroad. Its mission is to support those communities impacted by these events. To help fulfill this task, Team Rubicon has turned to CASE Construction Equipment for the provision of specialized equipment, trained operators and technology. Discover more about this partnership in the latest installment on CNHIndustrial.com’s Top Stories: cnhindustrial.com/rebuildingcommunities_en

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Team Rubicon is a non-profit, volunteer led organization which rapidly deploys emergency response teams to disaster zones in the U.S. and abroad. Its mission is to support those communities impacted by these events. To help fulfill this task, Team Rubicon has turned to CASE Construction Equipment for the provision of specialized equipment, trained operators and technology. Discover more about this partnership in the latest installment on CNHIndustrial.com’s Top Stories: cnhindustrial.com/rebuildingcommunities_en

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