Calls from US to France are free following another round of attacks in Nice


France was the unfortunate victim of yet another terrorist attack. Those in Nice, France were affected by an attack that happened during the country’s Bastille Day celebration, a remembrance of the seige of the Bastille prison that was a major part of the French Revolution. 84 people were killed and many more were wounded during the attack. You can read more about what happened right here. For those with loved ones in the country, you’re likely looking to get in contact to see if they’re alright.

As such, major US carriers have all extended offers to allow free calling and texting to France over the next couple of days. Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile will all waive overseas charges through July 17th, while Verizon will do the same through the 16th. Meanwhile, Google Voice users won’t be charged in the interim, however Google hasn’t given an exact cutoff date. Be sure to get in contact with your folks as soon as possible if this news affects you.

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

Google Search can give step-by-step instructions on registering to vote in your state

Previous article

Samsung Gear S2 update brings new watch faces, widgets, autiomatic sleep tracking, and more

Next article

You may also like


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in News