UPDATE: In wake of Typhoon Haiyan, Comcast Extends Free Calls to Philippines, Access to Filipino TV Channels

GMA PinoyTo help unite families and friends in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Comcast will not charge residential Xfinity Voice customers for calls made to the Philippines between November 8 and December 1, 2013.  In addition, to help Filipinos living in the Chicago area and elsewhere gain access to important news and updates in the aftermath of the storm, Comcast is making The Filipino Channel and GMA Pinoy TV available at no additional charge until December 1 to all Xfinity TV digital customers in areas in which they’re currently carried.  Customers can check their channel lineups for the local channel number.