AT&T offering free calls, texts to Mexico after quake

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AT&T is offering free calls and text messages to Mexico following the devastating earthquake. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

If you're worried about staying in touch with your loved ones impacted by the devastating earthquake in central Mexico, AT&T is waiving charges for calls and text messages from customers in the U.S. to Mexico.

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The waiver, which is in effect until Sept. 21, covers AT&T wireless, prepaid and landline customers. The carrier will issue credits for charges imposed since Sept. 19.

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For those in Mexico, AT&T is offering free data, calls and text messages until Sept. 21.

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AT&T says its network is performing normally following the quake, but it recommends text messages over calls due to the possibility of network congestion.

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