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  • What Type of Roamer Are You?


    Are you constantly searching for public WiFi networks to connect to when you travel? Or are you that person who posts photos looking like you’re lying on a beach but really lying on your bed? Check out our list of five types of roamers to see which one you identify most with and how you can become a smart and savvy roamer!

  • Tips for doing business in a foreign country


    As you jet off to a new country you’re leaving behind what you’re used to and entering a new place where language and social customs differ. Positive relationships are vital to any successful business transaction. So we’ve put together some helpful tips and tools to help you impress (or at least, not offend) your foreign business contacts.

  • The truth about roaming solutions


    We developed the Global SIM Sticker to help save you money when you use your phone abroad. But how exactly do we stack up against other roaming solutions? Find out

  • Meet Our KnowRoaming Athletes


    What do a water skier, hammer thrower, and wheelchair racer have in common? They’re all part of KnowRoaming’s new athlete ambassador program. KnowRoaming Athletes is our sponsorship and referral program that allows athletes to save big on international data, voice and text usage while traveling. After putting out a call for athletes earlier this year, we are happy to announce that three Canadians—Sultana Frizell, Jonah Shaffer, and Curtis Thom—have been selected to join Team KnowRoaming. They’ll now be spreading the word about KnowRoaming as they travel and enjoy our services   KnowRoaming Team Roster Sultana Frizell is a hammer thrower from Kamloops, British Columbia. Not only is she a two-time Olympian but she is also a two-time Commonwealth Games champion and record holder in the hammer throw. Sultana also holds the record for longest throw in Canada and North America. Twitter: @Sultythrows       Jonah Shaffer is a slalom water skier from Ottawa, Ontario. He is a four-time Canadian National … Continued

  • Meet Our New App


    Our team is excited to introduce you to the new KnowRoaming app! We have been listening carefully to customer feedback and we’ve made changes that make it easier for you to use KnowRoaming while traveling. The biggest change is that the app guide will walk you through every step of your trip and a status bar will indicate which phase of travel you are in.   Three-Phase Guide   Phase One: At Home, Before You Go This phase walks you through setting up your account before leaving. Here you can load a balance to your account with a credit card. You can also subscribe to ReachMe, the (optional) call forwarding service that allows you to receive calls to your home mobile number.   Phase Two: Abroad  When you arrive abroad, return to the KnowRoaming app to set up your Internet connection and find out the rates available in your location. To find out what the rates are in advance, visit … Continued

  • New: KnowRoaming Voicemail – Continuing to keep you connected while abroad


    Good news for all existing KnowRoaming customers – we’ve just overhauled our voicemail system and made it easier than ever to stay connected. Now instead of having to dial 605 to access your KnowRoaming voicemail you can access your voicemails through the KnowRoaming app. No calls required. How it Works: You’ll receive an SMS when you have a new voicemail in your inbox – you can click the link to take you to the voicemail KnowRoaming app, or… You can manually go to the app, and under the More tab, select Voicemail. Your voicemails will have the number of the caller, the date and timestamp. Click on the entry, the voicemail will download (over data or Wi-Fi) and you can listen to the voicemail (replay options, too). When you’re done, delete old voicemails by clicking on the trashcan. Voicemail functionality was something our customers had been asking for, and we’re pumped to be able to deliver. Find out more info … Continued

  • Become a KnowRoaming Athlete


    Today KnowRoaming kicks off KnowRoaming Athletes, a roaming sponsorship and referral program for athletes who travel. KnowRoaming Athletes is a sponsorship and referral program where chosen athletes will partner with KnowRoaming to save big on international data, voice, and text usage when they travel. “We want to support athletes who are busy training and competing away from home–by making roaming easy and affordable” said KnowRoaming CEO Gregory Gundelfinger. “KnowRoaming’s SIM Sticker is a seamless way to do that. It drastically reduces international roaming fees, and will allow athletes to stay focused on what’s important: excelling in their sport.” Submissions are now open for all athletes until May 30, 2015. The selected KnowRoaming Athletes will receive a free KnowRoaming SIM Sticker, free roaming on their next international trip, and further collaborations, including our referral and sponsorship programs, to help these athletes stay connected as they travel the world to achieve their goals. Learn more and apply at knowroaming.com/athletes