Alltel Expands EV-DO Access For Laptops
Jun 7, 2007, 1:24 PM by (staff)
Alltel today announced that a new roaming agreement will allow its data card subscribers to get online in major cities around the US when traveling outside Alltel's coverage area. There are no additional roaming charges for subscribers on an unlimited plan, which runs $60 per month. The regional carrier already had data roaming agreements in place for handsets. Alltel has also been beefing up its EV-DO coverage on its own network. It extended coverage in half of its markets last year and continues to build out coverage.
Project Fi Adds More Roaming Coverage and Travel Alerts
Google's Project Fi today expanded the number of countries in which subscribers can roam. Project Fi was already available in 135 countries, and now subscribers can visit any of 170 countries and access their Project Fi service.
Google Maps Gains New Offline/Roaming Powers
Google today launched two new features for Google Maps for Android: a Wi-Fi Only mode, and the option to store offline map data on removable memory cards. Together, the two features are especially useful for those traveling overseas, where data roaming is expensive.
T-Mobile Opens Up LTE Roaming to CCA Data Hub
T-Mobile today added its network to the Competitive Carriers Association's LTE data roaming hub. The move gives CCA members and their customers access to T-Mobile's LTE 4G network for data roaming purposes.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
Verizon Extends Unlimited Mexico, Canada Roaming to Go Plans
Verizon Wireless today said subscribers to its Verizon Go Unlimited plan will soon be able to bring their unlimited calls, texts, and data with them when roaming in Mexico and Canada at no extra cost. Go Unlimited subscribers may also place unlimited calls from the U.S.