We first launched the Zello for First Responders program in August of 2019 with the goal of supporting first responders in the US by giving them access to our most advanced communication product completely free of charge. The response has been overwhelmingly positive with more than 350 agencies and volunteer organizations joining up, including 70 this month alone.
As we've watched the global COVID-19 crisis unfold, we felt an urgency to support first responders regardless of their geographic location and to offer them all of the tools that we have at our disposal. Therefore, effective today, March 26th, 2020, we've implemented the following changes to the Zello for First Responders program:
We have built Zello to support communications at large scale, which makes it especially useful for disaster response scenarios. Here are highlights of some of the most relevant capabilities:
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Zello team, while working from home, will continue providing high quality uninterrupted service to first responders and all of our users around the world.