T-Mobile and Sprint have also affirmed to support their customers amid widespread coronavirus, the COVID-19. Point to be noted that AT&T and Verizon have already vowed their commitment. Sprint said in an announcement posted on its website that the company will not terminate service for residential and small business customers if they’re unable to pay their bill because of the outbreak. The company is also waiving late fees incurred because of economic circumstances linked to the widespread coronavirus. Moreover, those who have international long distance calling plans will get complimentary calling rates to countries classified as Level 3 by the CDC starting on Tuesday.
Customers with metered data plans will receive free unlimited data per month for a minimum of 2 billing cycles after a couple of days. Subscribers will get an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot/ month for at least 2 billing cycles. It is noteworthy that T-Mobile also affirmed not to disconnect subscribers and to waive late fees. The company is offering the entire current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile data subscribers unlimited data, and additional 20GB of mobile hotspot service, for the 2 months. It’s also increasing data allowance to school and student subscribers at no cost and offering free international calling to all Level 3 countries.
EA has also announced suspending all its live esports events until the global coronavirus situation improves. The decision from the company will affect all Apex Legends Global Series, EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series, Madden NFL 20 Championship Series matches, and FIFA Online 4. It also covers all 3rd party events run under license from EA. The company announced its decision shortly after rival Activision Blizzard canceled its live over watch matches and made all Call of Duty matches online-only affairs. Both gaming giants are also shutting down offices and asking employees to work from home. EA has recommended their all employees in North America, Europe, and Australia work from home until 1st April 2020.