AT&T Gives Customers Access to International Wi-Fi
AT&T today announced a new partnership with Boingo that will allow its subscribers to use Boingo's Wi-Fi network when traveling abroad. Boingo operates Wi-Fi hotspots in airports, hotels, and other locations in countries around the world. AT&T's smartphone customers will need to use the AT&T Wi-Fi International App to log into Boingo's Wi-Fi hotspots, and are permitted to access up to 1GB of Wi-Fi data per month. However, in order to gain access to the AT&T Wi-Fi International app, AT&T's customers will have to first subscribe to either the 300MB or 800MB AT&T Data Global Add-On package, which cost $60 and $120, respectively.
Amazon, Boingo Giving Away 6 Months of WiFi
Amazon Underground and Boingo Wireless today said people who download Boingo's app from Amazon Underground will be rewarded with six months of free WiFi. The offer is good between now and December 31.
Verizon's 'TravelPass' Offers Roaming for $10 Per Day
Verizon Wireless is prepared to offer customers a new international roaming package called TravelPass. Verizon customers will be able to access their existing talk, text, and data buckets when roaming in 65 different countries for $10 per 24-hour period.
Google's Project Fi Earns An International Speed Boost
Google today said Project Fi subscribers now have access to faster wireless speeds when traveling around the world. Google partnered with mobile network operator Three to increase the number of countries in which Fi is available to 135, as well as improve mobile data speeds by a factor of 10 to 20.
Verizon Offering 1GB of Free Data for the Holidays
Verizon Wireless customers can snag an extra 1GB of mobile data this month from Big Red. The promotional data offer can be redeemed online and will be added to the account holder's existing data allotment for the current billing period.