Here is some good news for mobile users who have relatives in Cuba or are planning to travel to Cuba -- T-Mobile is now offering budget friendly calling rates to the island nation, at the same time, allowing its subscribers to use their mobile devices while visiting the country. Just this week, the third biggest wireless carrier in the United States revealed that it had inked an interconnect and roaming collaboration with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba, SA (ETECSA), a mobile network service provider based in Cuba.
Sprint recently just signed a direct roaming agreement with Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA), effectively becoming the first ever wireless carrier in the United States, major or otherwise, to do so. According to Marcelo Claure, the chief executive officer of Sprint, the steadily opening commercial relationship between the US and Cuba is sure to bring many travelers to Cuba, and the wireless carrier is looking to make sure that Sprint customers who do visit the island nation can have access to roaming privileges.
Three of the biggest four wireless carriers in the United States have now added new voice and data roaming options to their respective range of mobile services. The biggest of them all, Verizon Wireless, has decided to to allow its subscribers who are planning a trip to Cuba to use voice, data, text roaming from within the island nation. As for T-Mobile and Sprint, they both have added new countries and territories to their worldwide roaming features, providing their subscribers with even more free text messaging and low rate data and voice calls when traveling across the globe.
Good news for those with relatives, loved ones, and friends in Cuba -- Sprint and MetroPCS (a prepaid arm of T-Mobile) are introducing new plans that offer cheaper voice calls and text messaging to the Caribbean island nation.
Boost Mobile, the prepaid arm of Sprint, is launching Cuba Monthly Connect, the first and only prepaid calling plan tailored for customers, especially those based in and around the Miami area, who love to connect with their family and friends living in Cuba.
Cuba Monthly Connect starts at $50 per month, and already includes unlimited calls, unlimited text messaging, and unlimited data, plus 15 minutes voice calling to Cuba, as well as unlimited international text messaging from any location within the United States. This limited time only deal by the prepaid carrier is only offered at authorized Boost Mobile wireless dealer locations in the Miami metropolitan area.
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