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

This Monday, July 25, 2016, photo shows signage at a Verizon store, in North Andover, Mass. Verizon has cut jobs in stores across the country as it deals with increasing competition in the wireless industry. A union representative estimates that Verizon has cut hundreds or even thousands of jobs. Verizon spokeswoman Kim Ancin said Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, that stores will have fewer employees but refused to specify the size of the layoff a day earlier. She says estimates of thousands of cuts are “an exaggeration.” (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
This Monday, July 25, 2016, photo shows signage at a Verizon store, in North Andover, Mass. Verizon has cut jobs in stores across the country as it deals with increasing competition in the wireless industry. A union representative estimates that Verizon has cut hundreds or even thousands of jobs. Verizon spokeswoman Kim Ancin said Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, that stores will have fewer employees but refused to specify the size of the layoff a day earlier. She says estimates of thousands of cuts are “an exaggeration.” (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

TAMPA, Fla. (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.

“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.”

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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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