Distributel and Primus Communications are Waiving all Home Phone Long-Distance Charges for Calls Made to Afghanistan and Israel

Toronto, October 13, 2023 – Distributel Communications and Primus Communications will be waiving all long-distance fees for their home phone customers for calls made to Afghanistan and Israel. Following the troubling events currently unfolding there, all Distributel and Primus home phone customers who need to contact their loved ones will be able to do so without the worry of long-distance charges.

“The news of what is happening in Afghanistan and Israel has impacted all of us at Distributel and Primus. We are committed to doing what we can to help all those who need to reach their loved ones during this time of need,” said Brad Fisher, Chief Revenue Officer at Distributel. “We will always strive to do what’s right and help our customers where we can.”

Calls made by Distributel and Primus Home Phone customers will not be charged when made until October 31, 2023.

If you would like to help, the Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations to the Middle East Humanitarian Crisis Relief.


About Distributel

Established in 1988, Distributel is a national, award-winning communications provider offering a wide range of consumer, business, and wholesale communications services. In 2020, Distributel achieved certification as a Great Place to Work®, earning recognition for our progressive, collaborative workplace.

With offices across Canada and a national network, Distributel is focused on providing choice and value to Canadians. Part of the Bell family, and independently operated, Distributel is positioned to offer solutions to consumers and businesses of all sizes.

Distributel offers leading high-speed internet, TV and home phone products through its consumer brands. It delivers business solutions through the Primus and ThinkTel brands as a provider of advanced voice and data offerings designed for the small and medium business markets.



For more information:

Rosa Montes, Communications Manager, Distributel

T: 437-317-3856

E: rosa.montes@distributel.ca