June 25, 2022

Canadian cellphone corporations are waiving long-distance and textual content prices for calls to Ukraine amid Russia’s assault on the nation.

Bell Canada BCE-T, Rogers Communications Inc. RCI-B-T, Telus Corp. T-T and Shaw Communications Inc. SJR-B-T have all introduced clients won’t be charged to assist join with family members within the embattled area.

Rogers and its cellular subsidiary Fido Options say long-distance and textual content prices will likely be put aside, as will roaming charges for purchasers in Ukraine till the top of March.

Telus is waiving all roaming prices for calls, textual content, and information overages for patrons in that nation, and lengthy distance and SMS charges for these in Canada reaching out to family and friends there.

Shaw and its Freedom Cellular subsidiary are holding off on lengthy distance and textual content charges till March 31 as properly.

Launched this week, Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine closed in on the capital of Kyiv on Friday as troops struck the nation from three sides.

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