In line with this potentially life-threatening storm, T-Mobile announced that it will be making its service free for customers to use so they can stay connected with their loved ones and the local emergency lines.
According to the announcement, both T-Mobile (postpaid and prepaid) and MetroPCS customers who are based in the path of the hurricane will be able to use free calls and texts to anywhere in the U.S. These areas include Texas and Louisiana with the following area codes:
- Texas: 210, 281, 361, 409, 512, 713, 830, 832, 936, 956, 979
- Louisiana: 337, 985
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