Verizon Debuts International Messaging Plan
Verizon Wireless today unveiled the World Messaging Unlimited promotion, which promises to help reduce the cost of sending messages and making calls to numbers outside the U.S. The plan provides unlimited messaging from the U.S. to most other countries for $5 per month. The World Messaging Unlimited promotion also drops the per-minute rate for voice calls made to landlines or wireless numbers. Such calls made to Canada and Mexico cost just 1 cent per minute, while calls to most Caribbean and Central American countries cost 5 cents per minute. Verizon Wireless didn't say how long the World Messaging Unlimited promotion will be available.
Sprint Ups the Ante with $150 Unlimited Family Bundle
Sprint today announced a new promotion that will give a family of four unlimited talk, text, and data for $150 per month. A single line for the unlimited plan costs $75 per month.
AT&T Now Offering Unlimited Calls to Mexico
AT&T today added unlimited calling from wireless handsets to Mexico to its World Connect Value plan. For $5 per month, AT&T customers can make limitless calls to landlines and cell phones in Mexico.
AT&T Improves International Plans
AT&T today rolled out new service plans for use when traveling abroad. Under the new AT&T Passport plans, customers pay a one-time monthly fee for 30 days of access to international voice minutes, messaging, and data.
Cricket Dials In Unlimited Calling to Canada
Cricket Wireless today upgraded its $50 and $60 monthly plans to include unlimited international calling and messaging to Canada. Customers won't have to take any steps to activate the feature, Cricket is doing so automatically for all new and existing subscribers.
Sprint Offering Free Calls to Mexico Through 2015
Sprint today announced a new promotion that provides new customers with 500 free minutes of calling to Mexico and eight other countries through 2015. The promotion, which is limited to new lines of service, includes calling to Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, and Spain.
Q: How long will it last?