Verizon offers customers free calls to Japan following earthquake

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Verizon is offering free wireless and wireline calling from the U.S. to Japan to connect with family and friends who have been impacted by the powerful earthquake near Fukushima.

Japan has lifted a tsunami warning for its northeastern coast nearly four hours after a powerful offshore magnitude-7.4 earthquake struck Tuesday morning.

The quake occurred at 11 a.m. Monday Hawaii time.

Home wireline telephone customers will incur no charges to Japan from their U.S. landlines on November 21 through 23, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).

Wireless users will incur no charges for texts or international long distance calls originating from the U.S. to Japan on November 21 through 23, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).

Click here for more coverage on the earthquake.

 

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