Over the past few days several carriers have been releasing announcements, that they are waiving call charges between the U.S. and Haiti. Verizon wireless has announced that they are doing the same thing, not only for wireless but also for those with Verizon residential landlines Special thanks to Bonnie for sending us this press release.
Press Release Excerpts
Starting immediately, Verizon Wireless customers with contracts or monthly bills in the United States can make calls to reconnect with friends, family, businesses and emergency services in Haiti free of long distance charges. In addition, Verizon Wireless customers with contracts or monthly bills currently in Haiti will not be charged any fees when making phone calls back to the United States. Charges for these voice calls are waived retroactive to last week’s earthquake on Jan. 12 until 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010.
Verizon also will waive all long-distance usage charges on calls made to Haiti from any Verizon residential landline.
Full details HERE!