AT&T Introduces ‘International Day Pass’ Option for International Travel

(1/26/17) – AT&T is now “making it easier to stay connected when you travel” internationally by allowing their customers to use their existing cellular and data plans in other countries. Starting tomorrow, AT&T will offer their new International Day Pass option to personal account plans. For $10 per device per 24-hour period in over 100 countries – customers can utilize […]

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T-Mobile Revises One+ Plan – Offers Lower Priced Option Without LTE Tethering

T-Mobile this morning announced some changes to its T-Mobile One+ plan – adding some features, lowering the base price, and introducing a new “One+ International” plan. T-Mobile first introduced the One+ plan back in August in response to criticism of the new “Unlimited Everything” $70/mo T-Mobile One smartphone plan lacking support for high-speed tethering. In response to […]

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Google’s Project Fi Adds High-Speed International Data

Google today announced a major improvement to its Project Fi cellular service: In addition to combining the domestic coverage maps of T-Mobile, Sprint, and US Cellular – Project Fi now supports high-speed international roaming in 135 countries too – including high speed data in Canada and Mexico! Project Fi already had support for international data roaming – but speeds […]

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AT&T Enables Free Roaming In Canada & Mexico – With A Catch

AT&T today announced “new roaming benefits” that will let AT&T customers use their plans (including calls, text, and high-speed data) while traveling in Mexico and Canada just as if they were in the USA. But things aren’t nearly as simple as they should be. Not all AT&T plans qualify, the rules are different for Canada than […]

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2015 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review

2015 has been a fabulous year for keeping connected on the road – with technology options, speeds, and coverage all getting better than ever. This is our end-of-year quick update on the state of the RV mobile internet world – chronicling some of the major changes that happened in 2015, and giving a glimpse at what we’re most looking forward […]

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AT&T Adds Mexico Roaming Bonus to Mobile Share Plans

On Friday, AT&T added in an extra bonus for its consumer and business Mobile Share Value plan customers – free talk and text within Mexico, and 1GB of data per line. Additional data usage is charged at $20/GB, and is not eligible for rolling over like their domestic plans. Calling to the US from Mexico […]

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Verizon Introduces TravelPass – New Option for International Travel

Update: As of 4/2017, Verizon’s TravelPass has increased to $5/day in Canada/Mexico. Verizon is joining the other carriers and making it easier and more affordable for their customers to use their existing cellular and data plans in other countries. Yesterday, the red carrier introduced their new TravelPass international option. For $2 per device for a […]

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Today Only: Instant Invites to Google’s Project Fi

To celebrate the release of the new Android flagship Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P phones, Google today announced (via Twitter) a one-day “Instant Invite” program to sign up for Google’s “Project Fi” cellular plan. If you’ve been intrigued by Project Fi, this is a great chance to jump on board without the usual six to eight week wait for […]

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Verizon Offers “Mexico & Canada” Roaming Plan

In response to T-Mobile’s awesome new “Mobile Without Borders” feature that extends unlimited voice calling, texting, and high-speed data into Canada and Mexico – Verizon has announced new “simplified International Value plans” – slashing the old roaming rates, especially in Canada and Mexico. But for international travelers, Verizon’s best still pales in comparison to T-Mobile. […]

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T-Mobile Introduces New Family Plans – Ideal For a Canadian Summer

Today T-Mobile’s latest “#uncarrier Amped” announcement is a new family plan (available starting July 15th) that offers 10GB or 20GB of high speed data per line, with support for tethering using all of that data, as well as the awesome new “Mobile Without Borders” feature that extends service into Canada and Mexico. The new Simple Choice […]

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T-Mobile “Mobile Without Borders” Extends Coverage to Canada & Mexico

T-Mobile’s newest #uncarrier “Amped” move announced today is huge news for RVers: starting July 15th T-Mobile will offer free seamless roaming across Canada and Mexico. T-Mobile has long been a favorite of travelers because all Simple Choice plans offer free unlimited data and text messaging in 120+ countries worldwide, but voice calls were charged per-minute, […]

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GigSky Lets Apple SIM iPads Roam Around the World

When the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 were released last October – Apple also debuted the magical multi-carrier “Apple SIM” card. Rather than having to pick a cellular carrier at purchase time and then paying roaming fees to your home carrier when you travel, the Apple SIM lets you select your carrier and […]

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25GB of Data for $31/month?? Don’t Rush To Sign Up Quite Yet..

Yesterday tech journal ars technica published a story about UK mobile provider Three and their ‘Feel at Home’ prepaid plan that allows you to use your device abroad at no extra cost. If you subscribe to their unlimited data plan, when roaming in one of their partnered network carriers abroad, customers are limited to just 25GB […]

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Sprint Adds International Data In 15 Countries

UPDATE (4/2017): Sprint has indeed added a good sum of countries to their International roaming list – 165+. In addition, customers now get free ‘basic data use’ in all 165+ of those countries at no additional cost. Sprint has also changed their high speed data pricing scheme as follows: Canada & Mexico: LTE high-speed data $2/day […]

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Google’s Cellular Service Unveiled: Introducing Project Fi

Google today unveiled its long-rumored cellular service: Project Fi. Project Fi is unique in that it is taking a true “pay as you go” approach to cellular data – refunding you every month for data you do not use. Rather than losing your data at the end of the month, or “rolling it over” for […]

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