Monday, October 10, 2016

AT&T Waives Overage Charges For Floridians Affected By Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew Over Florida

To help customers displaced and impacted by hurricane Matthew, AT&T is waiving data overage charges for customers in affected Florida counties.

"We know that whether you’ve evacuated to a safer place or are trying to stay connected to loved ones, you’re probably using your phone more and AT&T wants to help," the telecommunications giant said in a release.

Talk, text, and data usage from October 6th to the 9th will not result in overage charges for post-paid customers.

For AT&T GoPhone customers, AT&T will extend their payment date for voice and text service from Oct. 7 through Oct. 9.

Cricket Wireless will not suspend customers for late payments from Oct. 7 through Oct. 9.

Th waiver applies to residents in the following counties: Baker, Brevard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Putnam, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Seminole, and Volusia.

Photo credit: NOAA / GOES Satellite