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Press Release -- May 8th, 2019
Source: Verizon

Calling Mom? You won’t be alone. Mother’s Day is busiest Sunday of the year according to Verizon

NEW YORK, NY– Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th. If calling Mom is always part of how you celebrate you aren’t alone. We were curious about how our customer show mom the love, so we took a look at how Mother’s Day compares to other Sundays on Verizon’s wireless network.

Did you know:

Mother’s Day is one of the busiest Sundays of the year on the Verizon network? Father’s Day is usually a close second.

In 2017, more calls were made on Mother’s Day than any other Sunday that year, up 8.2% over a typical Sunday.

In 2018, Mother’s Day was the second busiest call day of any Sunday – up 11% over other Sundays. In first place was the Sunday before Christmas (though it was super close – less than a one percent difference).

While Mother’s Day is usually the busiest Sunday of the year for calling, it’s not the busiest calling day of the year. Weekdays typically lead the way in call volume.

Mother’s Day isn’t just a busy time for our network. Getting just the right gift for Mom is on everyone’s mind. The National Retail Federation projects Mother’s Day will deliver a record $25 billion in sales this year with 84% of U.S. adults saying they plan to honor and celebrate the women in their lives.

Here are some last minute gift ideas for Mom.

Give Mom the gift of wireless peace of mind with Just Kids. This new plan is tailor-made for a child’s first smartphone. The kids get 5GB of data, Mom gets simple parental controls to monitor data usage and keep tabs on who the kids are contacting, and everyone is happy.

We’ve also got deals on phones for Mom when adding a new line on Verizon Unlimited:

Buy one Samsung Galaxy S10+, get $750 off Galaxy 10, 10+, 10e or Note 9.

Buy one Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, get $750 off Galaxy 10, 10+, 10e or Note 9.

Buy iPhone XR, iPhone XS MAX, iPhone XS, or iPhone X and get a free iPhone XR (or take $750 off a second iPhone X model).

Save $300 on Pixel 3. Plus get $800 off a second Pixel 3 XL.

These phones must be purchased on a device payment plan and credits will be offered over 24 months.

For all the Mother’s Day offers, visit our deals page:

Happy Mother’s Day! (And don’t forget to call Mom!)

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