Verizon customers connect with friends and family in Japan for free following powerful earthquake

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

Home wireline telephone customers will incur no charges to Japan from their U.S. landlines on November 21 through 23, 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 Japan on November 21 through 23, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).