T-Mobile allowing subscribers to make free calls and texts to Ecuador through April 24th

T-Mobile allowing subscribers to make free calls and texts to Ecuador through April 24th
In the wake of a deadly earthquake yesterday that killed 75 people in Ecuador and injured 500, T-Mobile is going to allow its customers in the U.S. to contact people in the country via phone calls and texts for free from April 16th through April 24th. The quake was the biggest to hit Ecuador in 40 years. In addition to the loss of human life and the injuries, bridges, roads, phone lines and homes were damaged and destroyed.

According to the carrier, certain T-Mobile customers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico will be allowed to place calls and send texts to Ecuador at no cost. To take advantage of T-Mobile's largesse, customers must be subscribed to one of T-Mobile's Simple Choice postpaid or pre-paid plans.

The free calls to Ecuador are also being offered by some T-Mobile MVNOs such as GoSmart Mobile, and WalMart Family Mobile. T-Mobile's MetroPCS subsidiary is also offering the free calls and texts as well. The calls/texts will show up as regular charges on invoices, with an offsetting credit listed.
 

source: T-Mobile

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5 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Good on you TMo! People have enough to worry about, kudos for making it a little less stressful.

2. danny_a2005

Posts: 353; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

I am from Ecuador, there is already 233 dead people, and more than 2000 injured, the earthquake was terrible, my family and I are safe, thank god, i don't know how, but we are safe. In my city there was not that much damages we are helping others with food water and clothing.

3. Marienx

Posts: 115; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Que bien escuchar esto. Mi familia está también bien. Es muy triste ver las imágenes, se me parte el corazón. La gente de Portoviejo y Manabi fueron las que más sufrieron. Que Dios bendiga a todos tus familiares y todos en Ecuador.

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Be safe bro, sad to hear of the tragedy.

4. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

wonder is cell antenna still works there, with this free calls/txt to the country.

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