Verizon to offer unlimited talk, text, data for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew

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TAMPA, Fl. (WSAV) – Verizon is providing extra support for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew.

They will offer unlimited domestic talk, text, and data to those in the “qualified areas” in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina from Oct. 7 through Oct. 11.

Five counties in Georgia have been added to the list for Oct. 7-16: Candler, Evans, Screven, Tattnall and Charlton. Existing counties – Bulloch, Chatham, Glynn and Toombs will be extended from Oct. 12-16.

Qualified Georgia counties:

  • Brantley (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Bryan (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Bulloch (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Camden (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Candler (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Charlton (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Chatham (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Effingham (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Evans (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Glynn (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Liberty (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Long (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Mcintosh (10/7 — 10/11)
  • Screven (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Tattnall (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Toombs (10/7 — 10/16)
  • Wayne (10/7 — 10/11)

“Our customers expect an industry-leading network performance, especially when severe weather hits,” said Roger Tang – president, South East Market for Verizon Wireless. “Thanks to the extensive preparations of our network team, our network has remained strong in the wake of this storm. That strength, when coupled with this offer, means that our customers can stay connected when it matters most.”

From more information, click here.

For Verizon customers who want to help with relief efforts, you can, by mobile phone. You can text 80100 with the word “MATTHEW”. You will receive a text response asking them to confirm the $10 donation. Donations are collected for the benefit of the GlobalGiving- Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund.

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