I believe Koodo should add on different international text and call, 3 or 30 day add on's. I.e Across the north/south Atlantic.

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Have more international add on's rather than just the United States. The world is a big place. People love to travel and stay in contact with family with little cost and little effort. How easy would it be on them to hook them up with their own phone! For little extra on their next bill!
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Posted 5 years ago

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Excellent idea Ben, that would definitely be very helpful for world travellers. Or possibly we could roll out European plans first as that's the most asked question here in the community.
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As long as the international providers agree to it
I'll give it a +1
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Don't really think it's going to happen, but I'll vote for it.
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More international add-ons would be great. This will definitely reduce the need for some people to unlock their phones.
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Thanks guys!
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So why is this not under consideration? Koodo stands alone in offering no international roaming bundles. I could really use this in about a month and may be the tipping point for me to change to another carrier.
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"Honestly cellphones are totally not made for travel"

That seems to be Koodo's take on it lol
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If BBM makes it onto all platforms maybe it can become the new universal standard and then an international number wouldnt matter and a local sim would be useful.
Well for data messaging only at least. Long live Blackberry
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A worldwide agreement between all carriers everywhere for free SMS, wherever you are. They're cheap enough to carry (text only), and would ultimately let more people communicate (and we all know more communication leads to more business!)
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China & India will not let that happen... Unless we let them read everything we send
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True that. However, I don't exactly care they read my girlfriend asking me to stop for bread and milk on the way home (or the hotel room!) :P
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At least stop charging for incoming SMS. You can choose to not answer a call, but you can't block SMS. Highly unfair to charge for something out of your control.
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See my post here http://community.koodomobile.com/kood... to see why you are better of with unlocking your phone and going local. No canadian company can match local prices anyways.
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Going local SIM means no one can reach you. POINTLESS.
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Everyone can reach you. You just have to give them your local number you will be using temporarily while abroad. :-)

Koodo already lets you text internationally as is, so it doesn't matter what number you text to.
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That's really convenient isn't it? And of course all your contacts will remember to update your contact info and then change it back when you return. You don't use your phone for work, do you?
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Gotta be clear in your posts Dennis. Never mentioned work. As other have suggested your company should pick up the tab if you use it for work. If you are the owner write it off.
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What we'd need is some sort of device which lets us hook up our Koodo SIMs to our PCs. While travelling, you leave the Koodo SIM at home in the device. When an SMS arrives, it gets relayed, over the net (by some software running on your computer, connected to a worldwide SMS relaying service) to a number of your choice, like the one you get with your prepaid SIM in your host country. People could then SMS you on your Koodo number, wherever you are in the world. It'd also need to be bidirectional, of course. Maybe it already exists, I don't know, but it'd be cool :)
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You can kind of do this with a Rogers One number i believe. It won't route anything to another carrier, but you can 'switch' the receiving device to your PC and use it to answer/make calls, and even send/receive text messages...
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Billion dollar idea! Let's work on this then sell it to Apple/Google
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It's not too bad! I could see this be used with a data-enabled prepaid SIM in another country. Maybe there's a "Rogers One" app that does a bit like that. In the end, it probably won't happen since it would allow people to save money, and god forbid we save some...

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