Free festive calls to fight loneliness

Geraldton Guardian
People throught WA can use phone boxes for free on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Camera IconPeople throught WA can use phone boxes for free on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Credit: Telstra

Telstra is offering free phone calls from its pay phones this Christmas.

Local, national and standard mobile calls from Telstra payphones around WA will be free from December 24 to 26. Internet users can also access free Telstra Wi-Fi from selected public hotspots. This is a joint initiative of Telstra and The Salvation Army to combat feelings of loneliness, personal hardship and isolation for those separated by distance or circumstance from their family and friends.

Free calls do not include international calls and premium services (19x), Mobile Satellite, and 1234, 12456 directory services or calls from Telstra rented payphones.

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