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Sprint follows T-Mobile in expanding low-cost international roaming, adding 33 countries


Following T-Mobile’s announcement yesterday that it has expanded its Simple Global program, which provide inclusive data and texts while travelling, Sprint has made a similar move with its Open World plan, adding an additional 33 destinations.

Sprint now offers free calls and texts, plus 1GB of free data, in 14 countries. A further 50 countries get free texts, calls for $0.20 per minute and data for $30/GB … 

The new Sprint Open World destinations include France, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Seychelles, St. Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and Vanuatu.

A full list can be found on Sprint’s Open World webpage. The free calls, texts and 1GB data deal applies to Mexico, Canada and 12 Latin American countries.

Sprint is rumored to begin selling the Apple Watch in its stores alongside the iPhone 6s on 25th September.

Photo: David Eulitt/Kansas City Star

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  1. I hope At&T follows suit soon. I hate paying $30 for basic intl plan and getting 120MB of data. Very generous of them.

  2. Ted Owens - 8 years ago

    I deplore Sprint but damn I love that picture. There is nothing like my hometown in the fall!

  3. Michael Reynolds - 8 years ago

    No Sprint roaming in Halifax, Canada two days ago.


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