Monday, April 27, 2015

T-Mobile CEO expresses his Solidarity, Offering FREE calls/texts to Nepal

Heartbreaking news for over 3,000 poeple's families both here and abroad due to a massive earthquake that hit Nepal this weekend.  T-Mobile CEO, John Legere quickly resonded to relieve US Families from the burden of high-cost calls and text messages to Nepal by offering to cover the charges from April 25 to May 16th.

True leadership and philantrophy.Thank you T-Mobile for your UNcarrier spirit.  That is how you earn customer loyalty: by being loyal to your customers.  It's not really that easy, yet the others don't get it.  When they do, they follow the leader: Magenta.

Here is T-Mobile's official message:

Calling and Texting Nepal is Now Free for T-Mobile Customers

For Release: Sunday, April 26, 2015
7:30 p.m. Pacific

In the wake of the devastating Nepalese earthquake, many T-Mobile customers are trying to stay in touch with their family and friends in Nepal. T-Mobile is making this easier by waiving and crediting fees for all calls and text messages to and from Nepal from Saturday, April 25 through Saturday, May 16. Calling and texting to and from Nepal without charges applies to all postpaid and prepaid customers of T-Mobile, MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile and Walmart Family Mobile with international calling.

For those interested in helping immediately, T-Mobile customers can simply text-to-donate in support of the following charities’ Nepalese disaster relief efforts:
  • Save the Children – Text NEPAL to 20222 to donate $10 to Save the Children
  • UNICEF – Text NEPAL to 864233 to donate $10 to UNICEF
  • World Vision – Text NEPAL to 777444 to donate $10 to World Vision
Your donation will be charged to your T-Mobile phone bill, and 100% of this donation goes directly to the charity.

Our sympathies go out to those affected by this tragedy.

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