TMA Staff Help Keep AT&T Centers Running In Boston Marathon Aftermath

AT&T boothMakeshift AT&T booth (Image credit: NBC News)

In the chaos following the explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line, AT&T clients and  TMA staff stayed by the AT&T Communication Centers to hand le the heavy demand  for mobile devices and  power.

As part of   AT&T’s sponsorship activity at the 117th Boston Marathon, TMA operated three Communication Centers within the Family Meeting Area located past the finish line.  Each center provided mobile phones and  chargers for runners and  family to make calls, texts and  charge their devices.

Multiple charging strips were used to makeshift charging stations at these areas.  After the Family Meeting Area was evacuated, TMA helped AT&T deploy devices and  phone chargers to the Boston Common, Sheraton Hotel and  Command  Center at the request of the Boston Athletic Association.  AT&T also opened wireless access to customers of other phone services.

Thank you to the TMA staff (  Christina Jarmolowski,   Heather John,   Heather Cohen, Jim Gant, and  Field Manager Stan Cruz) who showed bravery by helping keep AT&T’s Communication Centers remain up and  running in the aftermath; long enough for people to make those important calls to loved ones.  Our thoughts are with those affected by the events at the Boston Marathon.

One Fund Boston

AT&T has set up a TXT to donate for those who want to support   One Fund Boston. Just text BOSTON to 80108 to donate $10 and  the charge will appear on your monthly bill. (Message and  Data Rates May Apply. Full Terms at mGive.org/T.)

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