Verizon Introduces the ‘New’ Verizon Plan – Raises Prices, Adds Data & Features

As we reported on last week, Verizon has been dropping hints about “fireworks” this week, fueling rumors of newly revised Verizon plans with some exciting new features about to be announced. And today – Verizon made it official, announcing the new plans will become available tomorrow, July 7th. And while the new features are indeed pretty exciting, […]

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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

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 24-hour period in Canada and Mexico, or $10 per 24-hour period in […]

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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 “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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Starting Today – Carriers Must Unlock Phones & Tablets When Asked

One of the most frustrating things about cellular devices is the practice of carriers “locking” them so that they can not be used on other networks. Locking phones prevents users from keeping their current phones as they change carriers, decreases the resale value of used devices, and locking is especially frustrating for international travelers – blocking the usage […]

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Done Deal: AT&T Acquires Iusacell, Moving into Mexico

Back in November, AT&T announced it had reached an agreement to purchase Mexican cellular provider Iusacell with intentions of creating the first ever North American mobile service network. As predicted, the deal was quickly approved and the transaction closed late last week. “It won’t matter which country you’re in or which country you’re calling – […]

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