Tag Archives: roaming

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]

T-Mobile Confirms New Domestic Data Roaming Plans, Posts FAQ

While it’s been up for a few days, we just got word of a FAQ in T-Mobile’s support forums highlighting the upcoming changes to their domestic roaming policy beginning on April 5th, 2012. Most importantly, this FAQ confirms our leaked information that such changes were taking place along with any material changes to the Terms and Conditions of your contract term. So why is T-Mobile making this change? “To continue providing the … [read full article]

Concerned About Your Data Usage While Roaming, Try Onavo

It’s rare that we preview and throw our weight behind an app on TmoNews, as a carrier-specific blog I haven’t attempted to cover a lot of outside of T-Mobile’s purview. Sometimes an app comes along that’s worth bringing your attention to and given the recently leaked upcoming changes for T-Mobile’s domestic roaming policy, we bring you Onavo. Onavo is a Android/iOS application designed to help watch your data usage and control your … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Talks Breakup Fee, Silent on “Plan B” For US Branch

In light of the collapse of its failed T-Mobile USA deal with AT&T, Deutsche Telekom isn’t offering any details on howit plans on moving forward with its US branch. However, Chief Executive Rene Obermann did speak to reporters on a conference call discussing the need for more spectrum: “In the long term, we need more spectrum and network capacity. We are working on that. But we will not speculate about any inorganic steps … [read full article]