Via an official statement in its website, the third biggest mobile operator in the country is announcing that it has decided to limit LTE roaming for its subscribers traveling to Canada and Mexico starting on November 12th. The cap will be at 5 gigabytes each month, and while it is true that T-Mobile will not be charging for overages, mobile users will have to expect connection speeds as sleepy as 128 kbps if they go beyond the 5 gigabyte limit per month.
Always Online Wireless (AOW) is a service provider that specializes in offering on demand LTE data plans, and just recently, the company has decided to launch a new AOW Global Data SIM card. What exactly does this SIM card do? For starters, it provides frequent travelers to countries outside the United States with easy access to 4G LTE data on their mobile devices.
Many agree that traveling to other countries is fun -- well except when you have to deal with roaming charges (which can be often borderline exorbitant). But Tink Labs, a firm from Hong Kong, is offering a solution to this problem -- specifically by providing custom made handsets in hotel rooms around the world specially for travelers. These phones would then come with free data, which means that guests can make full use of them when going online, and yup, not worry about roaming fees.
T-Mobile is promising to bring unlimited LTE data to this summer’s highly awaited Olympic games happening in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Indeed, the third biggest wireless carrier in the United States has announced that it will provide postpaid subscribers under any Simple Choice plan with unlimited high speed data, as well as voice calls and text messaging absolutely free of charge, while they are attending the 31st Olympics in the Marvelous City.
Project Fi, the wireless service from Google, can already be used by American mobile users when traveling to other countries. By using Project Fi abroad, these users need not avail of international plans that could prove costly. And now, Google is giving Project Fi using travelers even more reason to rejoice by boosting its wireless service’s international data speeds.
For many, summer is the perfect time to go on a trip with friends and family. And if you have already made plans to go to Europe this summer, T-Mobile has something lined up for its Simple Choice customers. If you are one of them, you can get free unlimited speed data, up from the regular limit of 128 kbps. The offer runs from July 1st through August 31st of this year.
For those who are traveling to other countries, going international with one’s smartphone or tablet device can be a bit of a hassle, especially for those who were not able to snag themselves a decent international roaming mobile plan. Indeed, for these users, they often have to rely mostly on Wi-Fi connections wherever and whenever they can find them, or else, swallow international roaming fees, which at times can reach seemingly exorbitant amounts.
Here is some good news for subscribers of Verizon Wireless who frequently travel to other countries. The Big Red has officially announced a new service called TravelPass, which basically allows Verizon customers to be able to make use of their smartphone plan’s voice call minutes, text messaging, and data while going to places outside of the United States. Even those subscribers with unlimited voice call minutes and text messaging inclusions will be able to use take advantage of those wireless inclusions while abroad.
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.
T-Mobile recently announced a new expansion of its existing Simple Choice plans. Called Mobile Without Borders, this new feature allows subscribers to use their mobile devices while in Canada and Mexico. This means that customers will be able to make and take calls, as well as send and receive text messages to and from the United States to Canada and Mexico, and they will not be made to pay any extra fees, regardless of whether they making calls to a mobile phone or landline phone, or vice versa.
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