Verizon Expands Its Navigator Service Globally
Today Verizon Wireless announced a larger footprint for its Navigator service. VZ Navigator Global will provide GPS-based, turn-by-turn directions in Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the U.K. It will initially be available on the BlackBerry 9530 Storm, which can roam onto GSM networks when overseas. Verizon said the service will become available to more handsets and in more countries over time. VZ Navigator Global costs $20 per month.
FreedomPop Debuts Global Hotspot
FreedomPop today announced a global hotspot that will allow customers to roam in more than two dozen countries at low cost. The hotspot itself costs $49 and provides up to 200MB of free wireless access.
Sprint Expands Number of Countries in Roaming Program
Sprint today added seven countries to its International Value Roaming program. The program lets Sprint customers roam on 2G networks in select countries for free and offers reduced-rate voice minute calling for 20 cents per minute.
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.
Deezer Expands to Android Auto for In-Car Rockin'
Deezer today said the latest version of its application is compatible with Android Auto and can be used in cars by drivers. People who subscribe to Deezer Premium+ and Elite can stream their favorite playlists through a Android Auto-compatible infotainment unit.
Verizon to Resurrect Unlimited Plan for $80 per Month
Verizon Wireless will on Monday offer unlimited data plans to its customers for the first time since 2011. Verizon's new offer costs $80 per month for a single line with unlimited talk, text, and data; mobile hotspot; calling/texting to Mexico and Canada; and 500 MB of 4G LTE data per day when roaming in Mexico and Canada.
Also must add Global Web!