Hurricane Michael: Communication Service Provider status

Sean Donelan sean at
Tue Oct 16 22:10:40 UTC 2018

Gosh, I can predict the future (by minutes).  Verizon has issued a 
statement.  It will automatically issue 3 months of mobile service credits 
for each consumer and business line in the affected areas (Bay and Gulf 

I predict similar statements from the other major carriers shortly :-)
Oct 16, 2018 5:10pm

Statement issued by Ronan Dunne, on Hurricane Michael network recovery

Verizon is 100 percent focused on repairing our network in the Florida 
Panhandle. We are making progress every hour, and we expect that trend to 
continue at a rapid pace. We won’t rest until service is completely 

Every Verizon customer in Bay and Gulf counties will be automatically 
credited for 3 months of mobile service for each line. This free service 
is for both consumer and business accounts.

We will continue to regularly update our network recovery information at:

As our recovery work continues, we have deployed portable cells to support 
the critical effort of first responders and other mission critical 
organizations, including:

Bay County Emergency Operations Center and 911 Center
Bay County Sheriff’s Office
Blakely Emergency Operations Center
City of Parker Police Department
FDOT Chipley Office
FEMA Office
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
Gulf County Emergency Operations Center
Lynn Haven Emergency Operations Center
Mexico Beach
Miller County 911
Panama City Police Department
Springfield Police Department
TECO Peoples Gas, Panama City
Tyndall Air Force Base
Washington Emergency Operations Center in Chipley

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