AT&T and Verizon offer unlimited data for some customers in Matthew’s path


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – AT&T and Verizon have announced they will be lifting their data restrictions for certain customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew.

AT&T announced customers in the following North Carolina counties won’t have overage charges from Oct. 7 until Oct. 10: Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Dare, Duplin, Hyde, Jones, Onslow and Pamlico.

AT&T customers with GoPhone will have their payment date for voice and text services extended from Oct. 8 until Oct. 10.

Cricket Wireless will not suspend customers for late payments from Oct. 8 through the 10.

Verizon Wireless is also waiving fees for data overage for certain customers. Customers in the following county won’t have overage charges for data used between Oct. 7 and Oct. 11: Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Pender. Verizon later expanded their area to include  Bladen, Cumberland, Duplin, Onslow, and Robeson counties.

Stay tuned as more counties could be added to both list.

For an updated Verizon list, click here.

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