OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Dorian continues to move north up the East Coast, Sprint continues to monitor the storm's path. To assist impacted customers in North Carolina, Sprint will waive call, text and data overages from September 2-8, 2019. The company will also offer all customers in the U.S. free calls to the Bahamas and waive roaming fees for customers in the Bahamas from September 2-9, 2019.
Assistance for customers in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina was previously announced. All customers on Unlimited plans will continue to enjoy their unlimited data, call and text benefits.
Sprint's network and emergency response strike teams are staged throughout the coastal region, and equipment including temporary cell sites, portable generators, fuel trucks and temporary backhaul equipment are staged for immediate deployment to keep our sites operational, if needed.
Some stores in the impacted region will close temporarily for employee safety. All open locations will serve as charging stations for anyone in the area. Please check the Sprint store locator tool to confirm that the store nearest you is currently open.
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