Helping the people of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands recover from Hurricanes Maria and Irma
We continue to work around the clock to help the people of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands recover from Hurricanes Maria and Irma.
More than 7,250 people have signed up on our website, launched yesterday, for anyone stateside (regardless of carrier) to register the cell phone number of a family member or friend who is an AT&T wireless customer in Puerto Rico. When the Puerto Rico-based customer’s cell phone connects to our network in Puerto Rico, the customer will be notified that their family or friends in the U.S. have been trying to contact them.
We continue to send aircraft with essential supplies and network resources as we help the people of Puerto Rico. These flights include portable temporary cell sites, high capacity generators to provide temporary power, and other larger network equipment on cargo planes and barges to help restore services on the island. We planning to set up a number of portable cell sites in the San Juan area as soon as possible.
So far, we’ve sent multiple flights carrying the following supplies:
- More than 30 generators
- 5,000+ gallons of water
We are also focused on network restoration in the U.S. Virgin Islands are bringing additional resources there.
You can keep up with our storm efforts, store information and other resources on our live blog.