U.S calling & texting prepaid

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Is there any possibility, in the near future, that one could buy U.S. text and/or talk boosters for prepaid plans. I am currently pricing and comparing plans. I like the booster options and was ready to switch from Rogers and purchase a new phone, until I discovered I couldn't use your phone in the States. This has not been an issue with Rogers or Bell.
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Shell

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Posted 3 years ago

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Justin Robichaud

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Take a look at some roaming companies such as Roam Mobility and get your device unlocked for $35. (After 90 days of service)

Roaming add-ons and plans are incredibly expensive and don't cater to short 2-3 day trips.

The plans offered through companies like Roam Mobility are priced very well and have a plan for all of your needs.

Hope this helps.
-Justin
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Thanks. I wasn't familar with this company.
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Ray

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If your phone is unlocked you can go to AT&T or T-Mobile - they have plans for $2-3/day that give you unlimited calling and SMSĀ in the US (T-Mobile includes data too).
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Thanks. Unlocking might be an option once the warranty is done.
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No need to wait until the warranty is done, there is no penalty for having your phone unlocked.
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Thanks! Great to know.
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David, Mobile Master

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As far as I know, no prepaid services from any carrier work internationally. Picking up a SIM from another service offered in the country you travel to is the best option.
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T-Mobile lprepaid works internationally as of last year.
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I currently have a Rogers Pay As You Go. I am able to call home from the States or within the States. It' expensive-about $2.50/min, but worth it for emergencies and peace of mind when travelling. I may go to the States 6-8 times a year-mostly day trips. Thanks for the tip.
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I stand corrected. Thanks!

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