Verizon offering new internet options for low-income families during coronavirus pandemic

Verizon offering new internet options for low-income families during coronavirus pandemic

 

Verizon is currently experiencing a texting outage affecting most of the East Coast, the cellular company confirmed Tuesday morning.

Verizon is aiming to help those who are now working or learning from home because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The company said it is offering new internet options for qualified new low-income customers.

Starting on Wednesday, Verizon also said an additional 15GB will be given to all consumer and small business plans at no extra charge.

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"This means 15GB of additional 4G LTE hotspot data for our unlimited customers - to power laptops, tablets and other connected devices. It also means 15 additional gigabytes of data for those on shared data plans as well helping them stay connected, " Verizon stated.

The company said it will not terminate service and will waive late fees.

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