There's no doubt that staying connected while traveling abroad has gotten exponentially easier in the last few years. While options for local SIM cards and rentable My-Fi devices have expanded, U.S.-based cellular carriers have started offering competitive packages that allow you to use your phone as you would in the States, affordably.
Ben's a fan of T-Mobile. Tiffany prefers her Google-Fi.
Voice used to be the big issue for overseas travelers, but not anymore, said Sebastian Harrison, founder of Cellular Abroad, which offers products to address a host of international connectivity issues.
For a good number of us, using data on our mobile devices while traveling abroad is pretty much out of the question. Roaming fees and international data plans from the major carriers are...
If your "international data plan" is to leave your smartphone in Airplane mode and pray for WiFi, then listen up. There are ways to stay connected while abroad that don't break the bank.
Indonesia’s largest wireless carrier will produce, promote and distribute all BlackBerry devices in Indonesia, where new rules will require 4G devices sold next year to contain 30% of “local content” from next year.