Browsing Tag  Low Rates

  • Busting 5 myths about unlocking your phone


    First things first, this isn’t the password you set on your phone. A locked phone is the term used to describe what cellular service providers do to ensure the phone they sell can only be used on their network. They instruct the cell phone manufacturers to lock the phone with software before the device leaves the factory, so it arrives in stores tied to a specific network.

  • 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.

  • New: Lower rates in 26 countries


    Exciting news: we’ve just lowered our pay-as-you-go data roaming rates in 26 countries and added data roaming in 4 new countries! Find out where.

  • 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

  • Tell us: Where should we lower our rates?


    At KnowRoaming, we’re constantly improving our pay-as-you-go data and calling rates. Now we’re asking you: where would you most like to see a rate drop? We know how roaming charges can stack up for frequent travellers, and lead to hefty phone bills when you return home. When KnowRoaming began, we wanted to provide a convenient, transparent way to roam all over the world, and our affordable pay-as-you-go-rates are a big part of that. We’re always working to secure better and better rates for our customers, and this summer we hope to make it even more affordable to stay connected while traveling the world with your smartphone. Traveling to Costa Rica this summer? Looking to do a lot of business in Taipei? Tells us where a decrease in roaming rates would make the biggest difference. Leave a comment, visit our Facebook page, or tweet us @KnowRoaming with #roamingsummer