In order to help the people, who are trying to contact their near and dear ones in Japan, many companies have waived off long-distance charges for calls and texts to Japan.
Some of the renowned companies offering free calls and texts to Japan include Verizon, AT&T and Time Warner. The option is especially free for the residential and pre-paid wireless customers.
Verizon has extended the date of the free offer, for prepaid customers and wireless users to April 10. Till Sunday, users can send text and multimedia messages to Japan, without any charge.
As per the information provided by a news release, residential landlines will also be free of cost during this span.