Roaming – International

Google MVNO to offer free global roaming?

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Google confirmed at Mobile World Congress last month that it was looking to launch its own MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) service. Google senior vice-president Sundar Pichai revealed little about the company’s plans though, promising only that additional information would be revealed in the coming months. Past rumours indicated that Google was in talks with a number of U.S. carriers […]

Roam Mobility announces U.S. LTE Network for travelling Canadians

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Roam Mobility’s customers will soon be able to use LTE when travelling to the U.S. The company, which offers voice, talk and text roaming plans to Canadians travelling south of the border, today announced the launch of LTE coverage in the U.S. It goes live on July 7. “Our 4G LTE Network doesn’t just bring faster data speeds,” says Emir […]

Roam Mobility SIM Cards now available at Best Buy and Future Shop

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Just in time for the March Break, Roam Mobility today announced that its SIM cards are now available at Best Buy and Future Shop locations across Canada. The company offers roaming services to customers traveling to the U.S. with plans with unlimited talk and text starting at CA$2.95 a day. Data only plans and plans offering voice,text and data are […]

WIND Mobile to launch CA$15 Unlimited U.S. roaming add-on

WIND Mobile Unlimited U.S. Roaming add-on promo

WIND Mobile today announced that it will launch a new roaming option to its customers on February 3. Described as “a first for [the] Canadian telecom industry,” the new Unlimited U.S. Roaming add-on will give customers unlimited data, talk and text across the United States for only CA$15 per month. “With more and more Canadians visiting the United States for […]

AT&T now offering LTE roaming in Canada with Rogers

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Rogers announced back in September that it had signed an LTE roaming agreement with AT&T to allow its customers to use LTE while visiting our neighbours to the south. AT&T, the second largest carrier in the U.S., today announced a reciprocal deal that will see it offer LTE roaming through Rogers to its customers while they are travelling in Canada. […]

Roam Mobility announces Canadian Snowbird roaming plan

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With winter tightening its hold on Canada, many Canadians head south to warmer climes. Known as Snowbirds, they spend up to months in the U.S. before coming home as warmer temperatures return in the spring. Roam Mobility, purveyor of roaming services for Canadians visiting the U.S., today announced a new plan designed specifically for the Snowbirds. Called the Snowbird plan, […]

MTS launches domestic and international LTE roaming


MTS launched its LTE network in September 2012 and has since been gradually building it up. The regional carrier today announced new roaming agreements that will see its customers have access to LTE outside of Manitoba in other parts of Canada, major urban centres in the U.S. and over 200 countries around the world. “MTS is proud that our customers […]