Tag Archives: roaming

AT&T unhappy with T-Mobile’s attempts at clarifying roaming rates

In a blog posted yesterday evening, John Marsh from AT&T outlines the company’s opposition to T-Mobile’s attempt at changing roaming regulation. And that’s not surprising. No matter which party is right or wrong, AT&T seemingly always opposes every change the Un-carrier tries to make. Whether that’s making spectrum auctions more fair, or “clarifying” roaming rate regulations. At the heart of this complaint is T-Mobile’s request to the FCC just a few months … [read full article]

GCI and T-Mobile strike LTE roaming deal

GCI Wireless, the Alaska-based carrier has announced that its LTE network has been given a huge extension thanks to a new roaming deal struck with a T-Mobile. The agreement will provide all of GCI Wireless’ customers LTE coverage should they decide to visit any of the other states. No financial details were revealed. “GCI is committed to meeting the growing technology needs of Alaskans, and now our capabilities of providing top data speeds … [read full article]

AT&T: T-Mobile’s data roaming proposal would “violate the Telecommunications Act”

T-Mobile recently put forward a petition to the FCC asking it to rewrite data roaming rules. But AT&T has called the proposal unlawful. T-Mo’s initial petition calls for the FCC to ensure that US data roaming agreements between larger and smaller carriers are fair. In the words of T-Mobile’s original proposal: The Commission adopted the data roaming rule because it found that providers require access to data roaming in order to … [read full article]

T-Mo customers using 28 times more data internationally than before

Just 8 months ago T-Mobile pulled a fantastic Un-carrier phase out of its proverbial bag. By offering free roaming abroad, T-Mo got rid of one of the biggest restrictions on international travelers. And the data shows it’s working. This morning T-Mobile announced some key figures showing just how successful the international roaming phase has been. Customers are calling 3 times more, texting 7 times more and using 28 times more data than they … [read full article]

Briefly: The 7 countries being added to Simple Choice Global International roaming list

As you read here towards the end of last week, T-Mobile’s making some changes to its Simple Choice plans. They include more data, Stateside international texting and more countries have been added to the included international roaming. The list now includes 122 countries, instead of the previous 115. Those countries/principalities are as follows: Afghanistan … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new eSIM launched, aims to cut down international costs for connected machines

In the consumer market, T-Mobile’s been taking giant strides towards revolutionizing the traditional market approach taken by carriers. One of its so-called ‘Un-carrier’ moves was to abolish roaming charges for its Simple Choice customers in the latter half of last year. Users could travel to 100 different countries and be able to text and use data (EDGE only) and not be charged a single cent for doing so. Today, it’s moved further to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Is Bringing The World A little Closer With “Simple Global” International Unlimited Data Plans

T-Mobile’s UnCarrier Phase 3 is kicking off into global gear with the announcement of “Simple Global” as T-Mobile looks to bring the world a little closer together. T-Mobile is making it simple and easy in the global arena by introducing unlimited global data at no extra charge in 100+ countries. “The cost of staying connected across borders is completely crazy,” said John … [read full article]

AT&T, T-Mobile Share Networks To Restore Service To Hurricane Sandy Victims

  AT&T and T-Mobile are putting aside their competitive differences and working to make sure Hurricane Sandy victims can stay in touch with loved ones and friends. The two carriers jointly announced Wednesday afternoon they were opening their networks to each others’ customers in states affected by Hurricane Sandy and offer free roaming. Today in the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, T-Mobile and AT&T are taking extraordinary measures to make sure … [read full article]

T-Mobile Introduces $50 “Open Europe Plan” For International Business Travelers

T-Mobile’s continued efforts to reinvigorate its business-2-business unit has just been graced with a brand new Europe-wide 500MB roaming plant or $50 per line. The half-gig of data is available on both 3G and 4G networks Europe-wide and just like inside the US, hitting your data limit will lead to throttling rather than overage charges. The plan is available in 28 countries, including … [read full article]