Posts Tagged ‘Global Roaming’
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Verizon to unveil $10 high-speed international roaming plan

by: Matthew BensonNovember 12, 2015
On Wednesday, Verizon will unveil TravelPass, a service that will allow its customers to use their domestic plan overseas for $10 per day with 3G/4G data.
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No more roaming fees in Europe from mid-2017

by: Nirave GondhiaOctober 27, 2015
The European Parliament has today approved rules meaning customers in Europe can roam within the EU without paying any more for mobile usage from mid-2017.
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Singapore Airlines passenger incurs $1171.46 in-flight WiFi bill

by: Matthew BensonNovember 15, 2014
Despite an otherwise pleasant flight, one Singapore Airlines passenger landed only to find the fright of his life: on-board WiFi usage overage fees for a bill close to $1200.
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The absurdity of global data roaming charges is back

by: William Neilson JrJuly 25, 2014
For years, carriers have been charging consumers with massive global data roaming fees. Adam Savage, former co-host of Mythbusters, was given a $10,000 bill by AT&T for his trip to Canada. A Chicago Bears fan watched his team play while on a cruise ship on the AT&T network and it cost him nearly $28,000. A Portland family got a $20,000 bill from AT&T after he used an AirCard while traveling into Canada.
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T-Mobile says 2G speeds are enough for global travel

by: William Neilson JrJune 13, 2014
T-Mobile's executive vice president of B2B, Drew Kelton, admitted recently that even though T-Mobile has received some criticism for the 2G roaming speeds, fewer than 1% of T-Mobile's business customers abroad are choosing to upgrade to higher speeds.
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Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S3 isn’t as global as first believed

by: Ankit BanerjeeFebruary 15, 2013
User reports show that using your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 outside the U.S. gives you access to only voice-calling and text messaging, with data unsupported.
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Droid Incredible 4G LTE update brings global roaming and mobile payments

by: Andrew GrushOctober 12, 2012
Verizon has officially announced the 5-month-old HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE is now receiving a new software update. Is it important enough that you should care? For many users, yes it is. The 154MB update file is listed as build 2.17.605.2 and includes several new features and improvements that could make it worthwhile for many Verizon users.
 
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Global roaming on its way to the HTC Rezound?

by: Andrew GrushAugust 13, 2012
Verizon's promise to bring global roaming to some of its LTE phones may finally be realized. Reports have surfaced regarding a new update for the HTC Rezound, although no official word has yet come from Verizon. The update is supposedly 103MB in size, indicating this isn't just some minor fix or patch. Rumors suggest that this update has to do with global roaming considering Verizon's past talks about bringing global data capabilities to several phones, including the Rezound.
 
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XDA member creates workaround to make Verizon Galaxy S3 a world phone

by: Bams SadewoAugust 9, 2012

Thinking of taking your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 on your next business trip abroad? While Verizon has promised that a software update to make the Galaxy S3 a global phone would be rolled out, a release date has never been confirmed. If you don’t want to leave it to chance, here’s a workaround that XDA forum member lair12 has concocted, which will turn your Galaxy S3 into a full-fledged world GSM phone.

By going to the original thread at XDA, you can get in-depth tutorial on how to make your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 work on foreign soil – with in-depth being the keyword here. There are a lot of steps to follow and you’ll need some knowledge [...]

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How it Works: Roaming

by: Chris SmithJune 18, 2012

When choosing your next Android smartphone you should be taking into account a variety of factors before committing to a single model. Some of these factors are screen size and screen technology, processor speed, 3G/4G support, camera performance, operating system, and upgradability to future versions and world phone support.

Today we’re going to focus on that last feature, global roaming, and we’re going to tell you how roaming works, because this is definitely a very important feature, especially for smartphone buyers that have to travel on a regular basis to various countries and keep using their smart devices in the process.

What is Roaming?

Roaming is a [...]

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