The two bigs, AT&T and Verizon Wireless, have both announced that in order to help out with the earthquake and tsunami aftermath efforts, their wireless customers can now make free calls to Japan. For Verizon post-paid customers, this offer is good from March 11th through April 10th, and it also includes free text messages to Japan. Customers using a Verizon Prepaid Phone Card will also get all charges waived for calls placed to Japan from the U.S.A.
Meanwhile AT&T Wireless is allowing free calls and text messages to Japan between March 11th and March 31st, for postpaid customers too only. Customers using AT&T wirelines can also request for up to 60 minutes of calling to Japan for free.