In light of the unfortunate terrorist attacks in Paris from last week, Canadian wireless carriers are offering to help people stay in touch with loved ones.
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Rogers and Fido (update: until midnight tonight) confirmed via email they are offering free calls and texts to Paris, while TELUS/Koodo (until Nov. 28) and WIND Mobile (until Nov. 22) are also currently offering the same.
— TELUS (@TELUS) November 15, 2015
Please connect with your loved ones in #Paris. All calls and texts to and from the area are free until Nov. 28.
— Koodo (@koodo) November 14, 2015
In an effort to assist customers connecting to family and friends in Paris, calls/SMS to France from the WIND network are free until Nov 22.
— Freedom Mobile (@FreedomMobile) November 16, 2015
As you can see missing from the list is Bell and Virgin, which we’ve reached for comment on free calls and texts to Paris, so stay tuned.
Skype is also offering free domestic and International calls to landlines and mobiles in France “for the next few days.”
— Skype (@Skype) November 14, 2015