Optus consumer post-paid mobile and fixed customers will receive free standard voice calls to France from 12:01am AEST 15 July 2016 until midnight 21 July 2016, including calls to mobile and landline numbers. Pre-paid mobile customers will receive zero-rated standard voice calls made to France from 07:00am AEST Saturday 16 of July until midnight 21st July 2016.
"Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the terrible events that have taken place in Nice, France," Optus said in a statement.
The telco warns that the high volume on the telecommunications network around France may impact calls getting through. You may experience busy tones, recorded voice announcements or the call might go straight to voicemail.
Optus says that customers who wish to discuss their individual circumstances can call the Customer Services team on 133 937.