New AT&T Global Packages Make It More Affordable For Travelers To Call, Text, Tweet And Post Abroad

New AT&T Global Packages Make It More Affordable For Travelers To Call, Text,
                            Tweet And Post Abroad

On Nov. 16, AT&T Will Launch New Travel Minutes Calling Packages, A New Global
Messaging 600 Package and New Wi-Fi Capabilities for Select Data Global Add-On

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2012

DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For anyone planning an international
getaway, AT&T* today announced the launch of new discount roaming packages for
calling and messaging, as well as new Wi-Fi capabilities on select AT&T Data
Global Add-On packages. AT&T's latest international offerings, which go into
effect Nov. 16, are designed to give customers more choice, more value and
more reasons to keep in touch when traveling abroad.

Calling: New AT&T Travel Minutes
AT&T will soon launch a trio of Travel Minutes packages that offer significant
cost savings when making or receiving calls while traveling abroad. Ideal for
anyone planning a short stay abroad, the new packages offer tremendous value
over pay-per-use rates and help keep wireless bills predictable by giving
customers a bucket of minutes for one flat price when roaming in more than 220

Joining the AT&T Canada and Mexico Travel Minutes package, which was
introduced earlier this year but will now be available at a better value, are
AT&T Europe Travel Minutes and AT&T Rest of World Travel Minutes. Customers
planning a trip abroad, who would like the convenience of being able to place
and receive calls at a discounted rate on the same number as they use at home,
will simply select the appropriate Travel Minutes package based on the country
or countries they will be visiting, and then select the amount of calling
minutes that will best meet their needs.^1

Canada and Mexico Travel Minutes, which covers voice calls made and received
while traveling in Canada and Mexico, includes:

  o80 minutes of talk time for $30/month ($0.38 per minute effective rate)
  o200 minutes of talk time for $60/month ($0.30 per minute effective rate)
  o500 minutes of talk time for $120/month ($0.24 per minute effective rate)
    Overage rate is $.50/min.

Europe Travel Minutes, which covers voice calls made and received while
traveling in more than 40 European countries, includes:

  o30 minutes of talk time for $30/month ($1.00 per minute effective rate)
  o80 minutes of talk time for $60/month ($0.75 per minute effective rate)
  o200 minutes of talk time for $120/month ($0.60 per minute effective rate)
    Overage rate is $1.00/min.

Rest of World Travel Minutes, which covers voice calls made and received in
most of the countries not covered by the other two packages, includes:

  o15 minutes of talk time for $30/month ($2.00 per minute effective rate)
  o40 minutes of talk time for $60/month ($1.50 per minute effective rate)
  o100 minutes of talk time for $120/month ($1.20 per minute effective rate)
    Overage rate is $2.00/min.

Messaging: New Global Messaging 600 Package
Whether it's the standard "I wish u were here" text message or a more
personalized and animated video message in front of some spectacular
international landmark, being able to send a message from around the world to
loved ones back home is definitely one of the perks of mobile technology. For
those international travelers who want to share their adventures while on the
go, AT&T is excited to introduce the new Global Messaging 600 package, which
lets customers send 600 text, picture and video messages abroad for $60/month
from more than 140 countries.^2 

The new Global Messaging 600 package, which replaces Global Messaging 500,
offers significant savings when compared to international roaming pay-per-use
messaging rates, which cost travelers $.50 per message sent for text messages
and $1.30 per message sent for picture and video messages. In contrast, with
the Global Messaging 600 package, customers just pay $.10 a message—regardless
if it's a text, picture or video message.

In addition to the Global Messaging 600 package, AT&T also offers Global
Messaging 200 for $30/month and Global Messaging 50 for $10/month. ^

Data: New Wi-Fi Enhancement to Select Data Global Add-On Packages
In June, AT&T introduced its new lineup of Data Global Add-On packages that
enable consumer and business customers to enjoy significant cost savings when
accessing data in more than 140 countries.^3 Beginning Nov. 16, customers who
subscribe to either the 300MB or 800MB Data Global Add-On package will now be
able to use the AT&T Wi-Fi International app to access up to 1GB of Wi-Fi each
month, at no additional charge, at select AT&T International Wi-Fi hotspots. ^

International travelers can now enjoy cellular data on the go and also take
advantage of Wi-Fi connections where they are available. The AT&T Wi-Fi
international app is compatible with most smartphone operating systems.^4 At
launch, the Wi-Fi hotspots will be available in major cities within 14
countries, with expansion continuing throughout 2013.^5

AT&T's wireless customers enjoya robust selection of world phones and
international discount data, messaging and calling packages. With voice
service in more than 225 countries, data coverage in more than 210 countries
and ultra-fast 3G network services in more than 175 countries, AT&T customers
can stay connected to the people, places and information that matters most
when they travel abroad. 

For more information on AT&T international services as well as travel tips,

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

^1The Europe Region is comprised of the following countries: Aland Islands
(Finland), Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech
Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany,
Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy,
Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta,
Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia,
Slovakia, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom,
Vatican City.

The Rest of the World Region is comprised of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica (Marambio
Base), Antigua, Argentina, Armenia Republic, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan,
Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda,
Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius & Saba, Bosnia Herzegovina, Botswana,
Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia,
Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile,
China, Christmas Island, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica,
Curacao, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador,
Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia
(Tahiti), Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam,
Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, India,
Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan,
Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia,
Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Martinique,
Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moldova, Republic of Mongolia,
Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal,
Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria,
Norfolk Island, Northern Marianas Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine,
Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Reunion, Russia,
Rwanda, Republic of Samoa (Western), Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra
Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South
Korea, Sri Lanka, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten,
St. Martin, St. Pierre & Miquelon, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Sudan,
Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo,
Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab
Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Sahara,
Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

^2 Messaging allowance and overage rates apply to mobile-originated messages
in more than 140 countries. Visit for a list of
included countries. Messages sent while roaming outside of included countries
are billed at pay-per-use rate of $.50/msg for Text and $1.30/msg for
Picture/video. Messages received while roaming will be deducted from the
customer's domestic messaging package, or, if the customer does not have a
domestic messaging package, the messages will be billed at $.20 for a text
message, and $.30 for a picture/video message.

^3  The AT&T Data Global Add-On packages provide discounted data rates in 140
countries. Outside of these countries, pay-per-use rates apply. Visit for a list of included countries.

^4 The AT&T Wi-Fi International application is available as a free download at
iTunes and Google Play, and supports iPhone®/iPad® with iOS 4.0 or higher;
Android smartphone with OS 2.2 or higher; and Android tablet with OS 3.2 or

^5Wi-Fi hotspots will be initially available in the following locations:
Argentina: Buenos Aires
Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth
Brazil: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, Brasilia
Chile: Santiago
China: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Beijing, Dongguan, Foshan, Jinan, Shenyang,
Huizhou, QingDao
Colombia: Bogota
France: Paris, Lyon, Lille, Saint Jean de Monts, Bordeaux, Marseille
Germany: Berlin, Munich, Aachen, Cologne
Hong Kong
Japan: Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Kyoto
Netherlands: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Eindhoven, The Hague
New Zealand: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch
Spain: Madrid, Girona, Gijon, Malaga
United Kingdom: London, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol,
Nottingham, Edinburgh

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