Verizon announced that customers in the U.S. can call and text numbers in Belgium free of charge for a number of days in the wake of terror attacks earlier today.
A Verizon press release, March 22, said: “More than 170,000 Verizon employees worldwide extend condolences to all our friends and family in Brussels and Turkey. In this time of uncertainty, Verizon wants to support their customers affected by the Brussels and Turkey attacks and will offer free wireless and wireline calling from the U.S. to Belgium and Turkey.”
Wireless users will incur no charges for texts or international long distance calls originating from the U.S. to Belgium on March 22 and 23, 2016, and from the U.S. to Turkey from March 19 and 20, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).
Home wireline telephone customers will incur no charges to Belgium from their U.S. landlines on March 22 and 23, 2016, and from the U.S. to Turkey on March 19 and 20, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).