Verizon offers data relief for customers in Hurricane Irma impacted areas
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Verizon is extending its data relief offer through Monday, September 18 for Florida customers in the 239, 305 and 786 area codes, where widespread power outages continue to be an issue.
To all of our Florida customers, Verizon Wireless is saying, “We’ve got your back” and has extended its data relief offer through September 15, 2017. The initial offer began at 12:01 a.m. Eastern on September 9 and will now run through midnight on September 15, 2017. Verizon is giving postpaid customers talk, text and data relief while prepaid customers receive an extra 3 GB of data. Wireless communication is essential during severe weather, which is why the Verizon network team prepares year-round to ensure a strong performance during times like these. We continue to closely monitor the storm’s path and impact and will make additions and adjustments as needed, and will communicate those details as those decisions are made.
“We understand that our network is never more important than when disaster strikes,” said Russ Preite – president, Southeast Market for Verizon. “This offer is just one way that we are showing our commitment to the entire state of Florida as this historic superstorm continues on its path to make landfall there.”
Verizon values the safety and security of all Florida residents, including the company’s employees. Before visiting, please contact your local store as store hours may vary depending on weather and travel conditions.