Tech Made Simple

Hot Topics: How to Fix Bluetooth Pairing Problems | Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy | How to Block Spam Calls | Snapchat Symbol Meaning

We may earn commissions when you buy from links on our site. Why you can trust us.

author photo

T-Mobile Simple Choice Plans Add Canada and Mexico Calls, Roaming

by Fox Van Allen on July 09, 2015

North America T-Mobile MapMobile carrier T-Mobile is taking all the pain out of traveling to Canada and Mexico with your cell phone. Today, the company announced a new feature being added to its Simple Choice plans called “Mobile without Borders” that allows you to travel and place calls across all of North America with no added costs or charges.

“After spending billions buying up Mexican telecoms, AT&T’s CEO is promising ‘the first seamless network covering Mexico and the U.S.,’ something ‘unique’ that ‘nobody else will be able to do for the consumer.’ So much for that. They won’t be the first. And they won’t offer Canada for free,” says T-Mobile CEO and President John Legere. “We’ve done this the Un-carrier way − reaching across borders, partnering with leading providers offering the best LTE networks, creating a simple solution right now − then not charging a penny more for it.”

The new Mobile without Borders feature will be added to all Simple Choice plans at no added charge starting July 15. It fully covers calls and texts to Canada and Mexico that originate in the United States, and fully covers calls, texts and 4G LTE data while traveling to Canada or Mexico.

Currently, individual carriers have a mess of different plans and options for those who want to make calls or travel around North America. Verizon, for example, has a 1,000 shared minutes add-on for calls to Canada and Mexico for an added $10 per month. Otherwise, you can expect to pay $0.20 per minute. International travel can be extraordinarily expensive on AT&T – without a $5 per month Canada and Mexico plan, expect to pay $1.00 per minute roaming charge calling home from Canada.

T-Mobile’s Simple Choice plans include unlimited talk, text, free music streaming and data rollover. A 3GB plan is available for $60 per month, though you’ll need to purchase or lease a phone through the carrier too. Unlimited international calling to over 100 countries is also available as a $5 add-on to Simple Choice plans. To learn more, visit

[Image credit: T-Mobile]


Phones and Mobile, News, Blog, Shopping

Discussion loading


From Will on October 13, 2015 :: 10:15 am

What a great news. It’s a big news for who likes to travel to that countries.



From Samantha J Yandell on December 09, 2017 :: 8:01 am

I think we are currently in a weird and wonderful transitional moment in web and mobile development,there is an excess of riches of easy and complex tools and frameworks for each one, there is also the promise that in the near future progressive apps


Home | About | Meet the Team | Contact Us
Media Kit | Newsletter Sponsorships | Licensing & Permissions
Accessibility Statement
Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookie Policy

Techlicious participates in affiliate programs, including the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which provide a small commission from some, but not all, of the "click-thru to buy" links contained in our articles. These click-thru links are determined after the article has been written, based on price and product availability — the commissions do not impact our choice of recommended product, nor the price you pay. When you use these links, you help support our ongoing editorial mission to provide you with the best product recommendations.

© Techlicious LLC.