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T-Mobile US to offer free intl roaming, takes LTE nationwide

Thursday 10 October 2013 | 08:59 CET | News
T-Mobile USA announced it will offer its Simple Choice customers free data roaming in over 100 countries. Starting 31 October, they get unlimited data and texting in more than 100 'Simple Global' countries worldwide and USD 0.20 per minute for calls in these countries. No activation or additional fees are necessary. In addition, the mobile operator announced its new Stateside International Talk & Text feature for discounted calling and texting from the US to Simple Global countries. Customers never pay more than USD 0.20 a minute to a Simple Global country, including mobile to mobile. Calls

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: T-Mobile USA
Countries: United States
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This is a bold step that will probably set a new rates-slashing trend on roaming charges. We expect to see a lot of Operators from different geographical areas form partnerships that enables their subscribers to use the local network without incurring ridiculous roaming charges. There are also solutions in store that enable the roaming subscribers to receive instantaneous alerts on the prevailing local rates as soon as they arrive at their destinations. We expect with these developments, bill shocks on travel to reduce significantly.
M Prushothma Rao @ 12/10/2013 - 15:58


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