Cable & Telecom

Distributel, Primus waive long-distance home phone charges for calls to Haiti and Afghanistan

TORONTO – Distributel Communications announced today it will, along with Primus Communications, waive home phone long-distance charges for calls to Haiti and Afghanistan made between Aug. 15 and Sept. 30. “Following the devastating tragedies unfolding in these two countries, all Distributel and Primus home phone customers who need to contact their loved ones will be able to do so without the worry of long-distance charges,” a press release reads. “The news of what is happening in Haiti and in Afghanistan has impacted every member of the Distributel family. Therefore, it is only right for us step up and help where we can,” said Brad Fisher, chief...

Our industry and COVID-19

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