ATandT Remote Mobility Zone Aids Communications in Disaster Situations
With the company's Remote Mobility Zone, users can set up a cell site in less than 30 minutes, a spokesman said.Business, government and public safety agencies could be better prepared for natural or man-made disasters with the help of AT&T Remote Mobility Zone, the company said. The offering provides mobile voice and data services in the absence of wireless coverage. Designed to support essential communications, the Remote Mobility Zone allows organizations to set up their own cell sites during a disaster scenario. AT&T claims it is the first carrier to supply a customer-deployable model for mobility recovery to help with disaster recovery and business continuity efforts. The Remote Mobility Zone is also suited for organizations that operate in remote locations where AT&T holds licensed spectrum, but in which wireless coverage may not be available. AT&T Mobility Vanguard Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T, can install permanent cell sites for customers that work in these areas, providing mobile voice and data service.
"In the pivotal first minutes of a natural or man-made disaster, AT&T Remote Mobility Zone provides a solution to help maintain critical mobile communications," said Chris Hill, vice president of advanced mobility solutions for AT&T's business solutions division. "With AT&T Remote Mobility Zone, users can set up a cell site in less than 30 minutes."
In addition to AT&T's portfolio of solutions that help mobilize government and business, the company offers an array of business continuity services, encompassing disaster planning, risk management, recovery preparedness and communications readiness. AT&T's Business Continuity Services provide customers with business-impact analysis, risk assessments, enterprise hosting, cloud computing and application services, a continuum of storage solutions, high-availability network solutions and network and IT security solutions.