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August 21, 2020

America’s Wireless Companies Respond to COVID-19: August 21st Update .

America’s Wireless Companies Respond to COVID-19: August 21st Update

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As COVID-19 continues to impact businesses and communities throughout America, the wireless industry remains dedicated to providing critical aid and support to those in need. Take a look and see how wireless companies lent a virtual helping hand this week:

  • AT&T partnered with IBM to deploy 5G and wireless technologies to help businesses adapt to virtual work environments during COVID-19. AT&T also created guidelines that companies can use to maintain accessible workplaces while navigating a post-COVID-19 world.
  • Verizon collaborated with the Texas Education Agency and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to equip more than 21.6 million K-12 students in Texas, Massachusetts and 22 neighboring states with access to distance learning technologies, including 4G LTE Internet access, mobile device management and security solutions.
  • Qualcomm is providing virtual reality resources to companies offering VR experiences that ease pain, stress, and anxiety in support of the mental wellbeing of doctors, first responders and other COVID-19 frontline workers.
  • Samsung launched its new cloud software marketplace to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19 maintain digital operations, providing access to productivity tools that assist with project management, automation, sales and more.

Now more than ever, wireless is playing a critical role in keeping us connected to our family and friends, our jobs, our schools and our communities, and we are proud of our members and the industry for their tireless efforts in these trying times. We will continue to share our members’ stories here and on the CTIA website.

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