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T-Mobile offers free calling to/from Haiti - even for customers roaming in Haiti

News by Michael Oryl on Thursday January 14, 2010.

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Earlier this evening T-Mobile USA announced that it would not charge for calls made to or received from Haiti in an effort to help those involved in the earthquake crisis. The free calling to Haiti for T-Mobile USA customers will extend through the end of this month, and will also be applied retroactively to calls made on January 12th.

On top of that, T-Mobile USA customers who are now roaming internationally in Haiti can make and receive calls free of charge as well, avoiding the normal international calling fees. This will be a real benefit for aid workers and those trying to track down family and friends still living in Haiti.

T-Mobile USA has also pledged to aid the country with telecommunications equipment, including generators and phones, to help rebuild the wireless infrastructure.


NAN @ 9:46:10PM EST on Thursday January 14, 2010


Thank you @ 9:59:18PM EST on Thursday January 14, 2010

On behalf of NJ4Haiti.org, Thank you. Commissioner Jackson Altidor

alex @ 11:22:22PM EST on Thursday January 14, 2010

i am overjoyed at the amount of support the u.s. and others around the world, are showing for haiti. i have 6 cousins in haiti and i do not know if they are alive or not. i've been calling haiti for 13 hours straight....no answer.

thank you t-mobile, for helping communication for haitian-americans to seek information in haiti

ED @ 8:33:35PM EST on Friday January 15, 2010

I dont have Tmobile*****Damn it AT&T

chocomiel @ 10:29:13PM EST on Saturday January 16, 2010

Thank you very much Tmobile

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