• T-Mobile has added 70 new countries to its Simple Global plan.
  • The Un-carrier now offers $5 daily international data passes that provide up to 512MB of LTE data.


T-Mobile has been leading the charge on making it extremely easy for American customers to continue using their U.S.-based carrier when traveling internationally. Through a program T-Mobile calls Simple Global, Un-carrier users get unlimited 2G data and texting the moment they step into a select number of foreign countries. To make that experience even better, T-Mobile has announced that Simple Global will soon expand to 210 total countries.

But the addition of a new daily international data pass is what should excite international travelers. Instead of being stuck on a 2G network for the entirety of their trip, consumers can choose to pay $5 per day to enjoy up to 512MB of LTE data. Additionally, instead of having to pay $0.25 a minute for phone calls, users who opt for the data pass will enjoy unlimited calling. 

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The updated Simple Global plan goes into effect on July 22 and will work for anyone on a T-Mobile One or legacy plan that included the international program.

The new $5 per day international data passes will then be made available starting on August 1. These can be purchased by either signing into the T-Mobile app, calling the customer service, or by following a link that will be sent to the user when their phone connects to a foreign network.