roaming

Canada Signs Agreement to End Cellular Roaming Data Charges Across Americas

Wireless data roaming is unavoidable unless you buy a local SIM card, but at the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Canada recently signed a pact to end cellular data roaming charges across the Americas by 2022. Before you get too excited though, the agreement is non-binding, in other words just a verbal agreement...

Prof Racks Up $2800 U.S. Roaming Bill, Fights Telus to Clear Charges

Last week we heard of a Vancouver doctor lose his smartphone in the U.S., then received a surprise $24,000 data bill, when he failed to report his device missing for two weeks. Now, we have another story of a Telus customer, Kenneth Hart, who received a $2,816.63 data roaming bill, after using 600 MB of...

CRTC Ruling Allows Wireless Startup Sugar Mobile to Maintain Access to Rogers Roaming

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has ruled in favour of wireless startup Sugar Mobile, allowing them to maintain access to roaming access on the Rogers network. Sugar Mobile is a MNVO (mobile network virtual operator) using Rogers’ network and providing customers voice, text, and data services when they leave range of personal or third party Wi-Fi,...

Videotron Promo: Free U.S. Roaming for 90 Days in Premium Plans

Are you a Videotron customer that visits the U.S. often? Right now, the carrier has launched new “Canada-US Without Borders” plans, which are their Premium plans but with free U.S. roaming for 90 days a year (and Canada-wide voice and data). Plans are available for $65.95, $75.95 and $85.95 per month with 2GB, 3GB and...

Rogers: 2.3M Roam Like Home Sign Ups, New Asia/Oceania Expansion

Today, Rogers announced that Asia and Oceania are joining the growing list of more than 100 destinations worldwide that are a part of their Roam Like Home program. Rogers Share Everything customers can now roam internationally in Asia and Oceania for $10 per day. Executive Vice-President Wireless Services at Rogers Raj Doshi said: "We know...

SaskTel Lowers Prices for US and International Roaming Packages

Today, SaskTel has announced that it will be offering more compelling roaming packages for its customers. Starting on November 26, SaskTel customers travelling to the United States will see reduced roaming charges. Roaming charges for data have been reduced to 7 cents per MB and charges for calls have been lowered to 7 cents per...