Corporate Heroes and Villains of Hurricane Sandy
Heroes: Verizon and T-Mobile
Over the past few days, one of the most valuable tools anyone could have in storm-hit areas was a cell phone. Of course, if a network is experiencing coverage issues, even the fanciest hardware is rendered useless. Rival companies Verizon (NYSE:VZ) and T-Mobile, therefore, signed an agreement allowing customers to roam across both networks in areas where service was limited. Their contract may have saved lives.