Billing Relief for Customers Calling and Texting Family, Friends in the Philippines

Nov 12, 2013

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How You Can Help the Philippine Typhoon Victims

AT&T* is implementing international calling and texting relief efforts for U.S. residential wireless and wireline customers trying to connect with loved ones in the Philippines, following the recent devastating typhoon.

Read the complete news release on billing relief for those calling and texting friends and family in the Philippines.

Effective November 8, and continuing through November 30, AT&T wireless postpaid customers will not be charged for:

  • International long distance usage for calls placed from an AT&T wireless number in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S.V.I. to the Philippines.
  • Text messages to the Philippines, originated from an AT&T wireless number in the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S.V.I

For AT&T wireline and U-verse Voice customers, we are also waiving charges up to 60 minutes for direct dial calling to the Philippines, effective November 8 through November 30.

AT&T wireless customers can text “AID” to the short codes listed below to give a $10 donation to help with disaster support efforts in the area. No text message fees apply.

Text AID to 50555 to give a $10 donation to Operation USA

Text AID to 80077 to give $10 to HOPE Worldwide

Text AID to 27722 to give $10 to World Food Program USA

Text AID to 80108 to give $10 The mGive Foundation Philippines Typhoon Relief Fund (U.S. State Dept Campaign)

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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