Dash rolls out free (and sluggish) worldwide knowledge and messaging

Sprint rolls out free (and slow) international data and messaging

We’re not solely positive the way it’s already April, however Dash’s clearly wanting to make a reputation for itself earlier than everybody begins popping off on holidays. To wit: The service simply rolled out a brand new worldwide roaming plan that’ll internet your Dash telephone free limitless texting and 2G knowledge overseas… so long as you are traipsing via a handful of supported nations, anyway.

The service’ll work simply peachy in case you’re touring by means of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Russia, South Korea, Spain, and the UK, although you will nonetheless need to shell out $zero.20 a minute if you wish to name from any of these nations. That is not a nasty listing contemplating you are paying nada, nevertheless it’s exhausting not to take a look at this transfer as a shot throughout T-Cellular’s bow. In any case, the magenta-hued service presents principally the very same service free of charge in over one hundred twenty nations and it helps all the units T-Cellular’s acquired on its cabinets — two details that John Legere actually loved rubbing into Dash CEO Marcelo Claure’s face on Twitter. And the ultimate caveat? Whereas T-Cellular caps its worldwide 2G knowledge speeds to a paltry 128kbps, a fast take a look at Dash’s Worldwide Worth Roaming FAQ reveals a most velocity of 64kbps — you are principally tooting round on a mid-90s desktop connection at that time. You understand what they are saying about present horses and all.

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