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Verizon provides free service for Hurricane Matthew impacted areas

Verizon Wireless waives data overage fees

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Verizon Wireless is providing free service from Friday through Tuesday to the counties affected by Hurricane Matthew.

The offer includes unlimited talk, text and data. The qualified counties in Florida include: Brevard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Martin, Nassau, Okeechobee, Osceola, Palm Beach, St. Johns, Saint Lucie, Volusia, Putnam and Seminole.

Verizon is also helping counties in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The company said it’s important for people to be able to communicate with their loved ones during this time, and use their mobile devices to access important information. Many people across the state are without power or displaced from their homes.