To assist those influenced by the Detwiler Wildfire and other California wildfires, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has triggered its Text-to-Donate Campaign. Wireless consumers can make a donation of $10 to help those impacted by texting REDCROSS to 90999 to back the American Red Cross. Consumers can text up to 5 times for a donation of $50. The company won’t charge any money for texting to donate. Consumers will find their donation on their monthly bill. AT&T donates 100% of the proceeds to none other than the American Red Cross.
AT&T continues to maintain its Emergency Response Team set in Mariposa County to help members of the community and first responders who have left their homes following the Detwiler Fire. The company’s mobile cell site named Satellite Cell on Light Truck continues to work at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds to offer communications sustenance at the Detwiler Fire Command Site. The site is accommodating Cal Fire first responders.
AT&T’s Sat COLT offers cellular service in the deployment region, and is aimed to support those active in the command site to assist keep communications moving. As a self-contained cell location, a Sat COLT can be rapidly set up to substitute lost capacity from a dented permanent location, or as in this instance, offer supplemental cellular capacity to a region witnessing a rise in demand. The deployment is being done by team members of the California Field Operations.
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