Optimum Announces Free Calling and Texting to Israel to Keep Family and Friends Connected

October 7, 2023 – Due to the recent conflict, Optimum, a brand of Altice USA, today announces free calling and texting (SMS and MMS) from the United States to Israel on its Optimum phone and Optimum Mobile services, enabling residential and business customers to reach out to loved ones during this difficult time. 

There is no action needed by customers; any charges will be automatically waived from their monthly bill.  


Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, video, mobile, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.8 million residential and business customers across 21 states through its Optimum brand. The Company operates a4, an advanced advertising and data business, which provides audience-based, multiscreen advertising solutions to local, regional and national businesses and advertising clients. Altice USA also offers hyper-local, national, international and business news through its News 12, Cheddar News and i24NEWS networks.