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.
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.
Verizon Wireless Tweaks International Calling Options
Verizon Wireless today announced the Unlimited Together - World calling plan. The monthly add-on provides unlimited minutes to landlines in over 70 countries, unlimited minutes to cell phones in nearly 40 countries, and discounted calling to an additional 160 countries.
Cricket Adds Calling and Messaging From Canada and Mexico
Cricket Wireless today improved its international offering by adding the ability to make calls and send text messages from Canada and Mexico to the U.S. The change means Cricket customers who travel to Canada and Mexico will be able to stay in touch with family and friends in the U.S.
Q: How long will it last?