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AT&T Announces New Global Voice, Data Packages

Published: 16/11/2012 - Filed under: Home » News »

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AT&T has announced new discount roaming packages for calling and messaging, as well as new WiFi capabilities on select AT&T Data Global Add-On packages. AT&T's latest international offerings, which are in effect as of Nov. 16,  include a trio of Travel Minutes packages that offer significant cost savings when making or receiving calls while traveling abroad. According to AT&T, the packages offer value over pay-per-use rates and help keep wireless bills predictable by giving customers a bucket of minutes for one flat price when roaming in more than 220 countries. 

AT&T offers the Canada and Mexico Travel Minutes, the Europe Travel Minutes and Rest of World Travel Minutes packages. Customer can select from a variety of minutes for a flat monthly rate.  Depending on the region and the number of minutes, monthly rates range from $30 to $120 ; additional per-minute charges apply to overages.

The new Global Messaging 600 package, which replaces Global Messaging 500, lets customers send 600 text, picture and video messages abroad for $60 per month from more than 140 countries. In addition to the Global Messaging 600 package, AT&T also offers Global Messaging 200 for $30 per month and Global Messaging 50 for $10 per month.

The new international services also include WiFi enhancements to AT&T’s Select Data Global Add-On packages. Beginning Nov. 16, customers who subscribe to either the 300MB or 800MB Data Global Add-On package will be able to use the AT&T WiFi International app to access up to 1GB of WiFi each month, at no additional charge, at select AT&T International WiFi hotspots. At launch, the WiFi hotspots will be available in major cities in 14 countries, with expansion continuing throughout 2013.

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