Sprint Expands Open World to Portugal and Uruguay
Sprint today added a couple new countries to its Open World roaming plan. The program kicked off in August with initial support for Canada, Mexico, and a handful of Latin American countries. The new countries include Portugal and Uruguay. In Portugal, texting is free, voice minutes are inexpensive, and data is available at $30 per gigabyte. In Uruguay, texting and calling are free, and Sprint is offering 1GB of high-speed data at to extra cost. Customers will need to have an international-capable handset to take advantage of the roaming services. Open World can be added to Sprint plans for free. Interested customers will need to sign up online, in person, in stores, or via the phone. Sprint says Open World is now available in 72 destinations. Sprint suggests customers who travel to other areas choose one of its global roaming packages.
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