Good news for North American travelers as AT&T has announced today that customers who travel to Canada will now be able to take advantage of LTE speeds. With a little help from Rogers, AT&T is the first carrier to offer international LTE roaming. So when you're hopping the border you no longer have to worry about losing speed on your LTE device.
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AT&T Customers Can Now Enjoy 4G LTE Wireless Speeds While Traveling in Canada
AT&T Is First U.S. Carrier to Offer International LTE Roaming
Dallas, Texas, December 09, 2013 AT&T* announced today that it has launched LTE roaming in Canada with Rogers Communications. The agreement with Rogers makes AT&T the first U.S. carrier to offer international LTE roaming.
AT&T has a broad selection of LTE devices. In fact, about 42 percent of AT&T postpaid smartphone customers use an LTE device.** With today’s announcement, AT&T customers roaming in Canada can use their existing LTE device to surf the web, download apps, upload content and more on Rogers LTE, Canada’s fastest LTE network.
“Our agreement with Rogers affirms our commitment to deliver superior international coverage to our customers,” said Bill Hague, executive vice president, International, Alliances and Integrations, AT&T Mobility. “AT&T customers already have access to the nation’s fastest, most reliable 4G LTE networkwhile in the United States and now they can enjoy LTE speeds while roaming in Canada.”***
Rogers LTE delivers Canada’s fastest download speeds, enabling AT&T customers to stay connected while traveling north of the border. The Rogers LTE network reaches 70 percent of Canadians from coast to coast and continues to expand. This year alone, Rogers will expand its LTE coverage to 95 new markets.
AT&T customers can select from one of three Data Global Add-On packages that offer discounted rates in Canada and over 150 countries – 120MB for $30/mo; 300MB for $60/mo; and 800MB for $120/mo.
To learn more about AT&T’s discount roaming packages, including tips for selecting the best data package for your international travel needs, visit att.com/worldpackages.