1-minute video highlights the hypocrisy of Verizon’s Super Bowl ad

While the ads demonstrate the importance of communication services during times of emergency, the reality is that Verizon last year slowed down communications at the Santa Clara County Fire Department as wildfires raged around California.

SOURCE: Business Insider

DATE: Feb 4, 2019

Verizon throttled, or slowed down, the fire department’s communications to 1/200th of the normal speeds, according to court documents, despite the fire department having paid for one of the company’s “unlimited” data plans.

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1 Comment on "1-minute video highlights the hypocrisy of Verizon’s Super Bowl ad"

  1. Verizon most likely HAD to throttle calls. The system can not handle thousands of calls at once. If they hadn’t throttled calls, there is a possibility that fewer calls would have been delivered.

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