Verizon customers can connect with friends and family for free following Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015, 13:44 ET from Verizon

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and our more than 170,000 employees worldwide want to extend our condolences and offer our support to all our friends in France. In the wake of the unprecedented Paris attacks, Verizon is supporting our customers by offering free calling from the United States to France through the weekend to help customers connect with family and friends.

  • Wireless customers will incur no charges for texts or international long distance calls originating from the U.S. to France starting November 13 through November 15, 2015 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).
  • Home telephone customers can make free calls to France from their U.S. landlines from November 13 through November 15, 2015 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).

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