Verizon Wireless World Edition Lineup Adds Motorola Z6c
Today Verizon announced that the Motorola Z6c World Edition slider will go on sale starting December 12. The Z6c is similar in most respects to the Z6tv, but drops the V CAST Mobile TV capability for world-wide roaming. It has both CDMA/EV-DO and GSM radios on board so customers can roam when traveling overseas. It has a 2 Megapixel camera, stereo Bluetooth, QVGA screen and supports microSD cards up to 4GB. Verizon's international roaming rates will be either $1.29 or $2.49 per minute depending on which country you are calling from. Text messages will cost 25 cents each. The Z6c will be available for $179 after $50 rebate and new agreement.
LG Terra, Flip World Phone, Lands On Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless recently added the LG Terra to its lineup of basic feature phones. The Terra is a flip phone that runs a simple operating system with features such as text-to-speech for listening to text messages and photo ID for identifying incoming calls.
Verizon Wireless Customers Can Roam In Cuba
Verizon Wireless today added Cuba to the list of countries in which its customers can access network services when traveling. Roaming in Cuba (world phone required) won't be cheap.
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.
Sprint Debuts 'Open World' Canada and Mexico Calling Plan
Sprint today made it easier to call family and friends in Canada, Mexico, and other countries through its new Open World program. Sprint customers who enroll in Open World can call or text numbers in Canada and Mexico at no extra charge.
Flat Wireless Alleges Verizon Charging Unfair Roaming Rates
Flat Wireless, a Texas-based company, has filed a complaint with the FCC over roaming rates charged by Verizon Wireless. Flat said Verizon's data rates are "unjust and unreasonable in absolute terms and in relation to charges assessed by Verizon Wireless for similar services to its retail customers, MVNOs, and to international roaming partners.
International Data Roaming?
Dual Network Capability for International Travel:
CDMA/1xRTT/EVâ€“DO (Domestic); GSM (International)