US carriers cowl the prices for calls and texts to Belgium

US carriers cover the costs for calls and texts to Belgium

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In case you’re decided to get in contact with associates and relations who have been in Belgium in the course of the March twenty second terrorist assaults in Brussels, you are about to get a serving to hand. Main US carriers (to date together with AT&T, Dash and Verizon; we have reached out to T-Cellular) are all waiving the prices of calls and textual content messages to Belgium that will help you affirm that everybody is protected and sound. The extent of the supply varies — Verizon’s waiver runs by way of March twenty third, whereas Dash will deal with you till March thirty first. It is an all too acquainted gesture (carriers did the identical following the Paris assaults), nevertheless it’s an essential one if it is advisable reassure your self with a well-known voice.

*Verizon has acquired AOL, Engadget’s mum or dad firm. Nevertheless, Engadget maintains full editorial management, and Verizon should pry it from our chilly, lifeless palms.

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