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Roam Mobility launches new monthly U.S. data roaming plans

Roam Mobility, a Canadian mobile provider focused on offering Canadians affordable U.S. roaming options, has launched two new unlimited talk, text and data 4G LTE monthly plans. One new monthly plan offers 1GB of 4G LTE data and unlimited talk and text for $39.95. The other option features 4GB of LTE data for $64.95, and…

Roam Mobility brings back one year expiry for all SIMs

In May of last year Roam Mobility announced that most of their SIMs would now feature a six month expiry date. Now, the company has had a change of heart, returning all their SIMs to a one-year expiry from the last time they were topped up. Several other features were announced alongside the new policy. Roam now…

Most Roam Mobility SIMs to now expire after 6 months of inactivity

Roam Mobility announced today that its SIMs will now expire after 6 months of inactivity starting May 9th. That means to keep your number, you’ll now need to purchase at least one day of service every 6 months (at a cost of $2.95 to $4.95 depending on the daily plan chosen). Roam pledges to send…

Roam Mobility offering 25 percent off promo for the summer

The battle for roaming is heating up in Canada. While the deal has not shown up on their website yet, Roam Mobility has sent out an email regarding a summer promotion. If you’re planning to travel to the United States between June and September, you can get 25 percent off of Roam’s service. Already in…

Roam Mobility raises prices on plans for Canadians traveling to the U.S.

We’ve already gone through it with our domestic carriers, and now one of Canada’s best ways to visit the United States, Roam Mobility, has raised prices on its daily and data-only plans. Roam Mobility, the former name of the brand’s parent company, now called Otono Networks, operates as a true MVNO of T-Mobile, allowing it…

Roam Mobility owner debuts new worldwide iPad data solution using Apple SIM

Otono, parent company of Roam Mobility and the newly-launched Roam Mobility Canada, has released a new service for iPad users that leverages the flexibility of Apple’s unique Apple SIM technology to give customers a new way to subscribe to data services. Dubbed AlwaysOnline Wireless, the company has made deals with carriers in 45 countries to…

Roam Mobility launches prepaid LTE solution for visitors to Canada

Prepaid wireless service in Canada is neither particularly cheap nor friendly to short-term visitors. Due to the lack of a robust MVNO market, the big carriers have little incentive to offer inexpensive packages of calling, texting, and most importantly data service, to tourists, despite the increase in traffic north of the border over the past…

Roam Mobility expands service to Mexico

Roam Mobility has begun offering service in a second country, after a successful rollout to the U.S. Now available in Mexico, the Vancouver-based company says that starting December 10th customers can travel to popular resort destinations like Cancùn, Cabo, Tijuana, Puerto Vallarta and Playa del Carmen, as well as interior cities like Mexico City, using their…

Roam Mobility launches $19.95 unlimited US talk and texting plan for Canadians

Roam Mobility has just announced what it claims is North America’s lowest priced wireless service with its new Snowbird Talk+Text plan. Priced at just under $20 a month, this new plan offers unlimited US talk, global texting, and long distance calls to Canada for what amounts to 67 cents per day. To put things in…

Roam Mobility gets cutthroat with new unlimited U.S. plans

Roaming is for suckers, according to Roam Mobility. The Canadian company has staked its reputation on providing better service and significantly cheaper rates for customers travelling to the United States, and today is announcing a new range of plans, bundles and add-ons to undercut Canadian carriers even further. Earlier this month, we told you about Roam’s…

Roam Mobility announces support for premium SMS for all texting plans

Roam mobility today announced that it will support the ability to send and receive premium SMS messages. In case you’re not away, premium SMS messages are those that come into play when you want to vote in contests, receive promotional materials, take part in surveys or receive alerts. Most notable for travellers will be Uber….

Roam Mobility SIM cards can now be purchased at Best Buy, Future Shop and Canada Computers

Roam Mobility continues their expansion into Canadian retail stores. After successfully sealing deals with London Drugs and 7-Eleven, the Vancouver-based company announced that their SIM cards are now available at 265 Best Buy and Future Shop stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. Roam…

Roam Mobility expands SIM Swap program to make acquisition even easier

Last year, Roam Mobility began allowing users to exchange old SIM cards from any U.S. or Canadian carrier for a Roam-specific version, saving users the initial cost of $19.95. Now, the program has been expanded to allow for any SIM card, regardless of country or provider, to be used in the exchange. The Vancouver-based startup…

Roam Mobility slashes U.S. rates and increases base data tiers

Roam Mobility has announced a number of new plans for U.S.-based travellers, tripling the amount of data in its base plan to 300MB. This is in addition to unlimited talk and text within the States and free calls home to Canada, all for $3.95. With all the talk of impending government regulation around roaming —…

Roam Mobility’s latest SIM Swap promotion nets you a better deal for US roaming

Roam Mobility wants you to use its service over the equivalent voice/text/data bundle from one of the incumbents, or choosing to dally with prepaid plans from AT&T or T-Mobile. The company is relaunching its successful “SIM Swap” promotion, giving potential buyers the option of sending in a current or expired US SIM card in exchange…

Update: Roam Mobility distribution reaches over 900 locations, now available at 7-Eleven

Update: Roam Mobility has just announced a new distribution agreement for sales of its SIM cards at 500 7-Eleven locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. The cost is the same as before at $19.95 for the standard, micro and nanoSIM versions. “The new partnership with 7-Eleven helps us deliver greater flexibility and…

Roam Mobility officially launches U.S. voice and data roaming service today

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Roam Mobility launched their U.S. voice and data roaming service today. They’ve partnered with T-Mobile and claim their roaming packages will offer Canadians “price reductions of up to 99%”. The company hopes this will “inject transparency in the industry”. Roam currently has a low end handset called the “breeze” that…