08.24.2016Corporate

Verizon customers can connect with friends and family in Italy for free following earthquake

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Jessica Shih
T. 908.559.1741
Jeffrey Nelson
T.
Verizon is dedicated to helping those in Italy impacted by the recent earthquake.

NEW YORK -- More than 160,000 Verizon employees worldwide want to support our friends and family in Italy who have been impacted by the 6.2 earthquake. Verizon is offering free wireless and wireline calling from the U.S. to Italy to connect with family and friends.

  • Home wireline telephone customers will incur no charges to Italy from their U.S. landlines on August 23 through 26, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).
  • Wireless users will incur no charges for texts or international long distance calls originating from the U.S. to Italy August 23 through 26, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).