Verizon, AT&T say calling surges, see no network damage

SAN FRANCISCO - Verizon Communications Inc., AT&T Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corp. experienced a surge in phone calls after an earthquake struck Virginia on Tuesday, while Web users rushed to discuss the disaster on social-networking sites. “There has been high call volume,” Peter Thonis, a spokesman for New York-based Verizon, said in an interview. “You…

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