AT&T offering free global texting, drastic calling discounts
AT&T on Tuesday announced new additions to its Mobile Share and Mobile Share Value plans. Effective Friday, February 28, customers on either of these plans will be able to send unlimited text, picture, and video messages to nearly 200 countries around the world.
AT&T will also offer international calling at a rate of one-cent-per-minute to approximately three dozen countries. Called the World Connect Value plan, it is offered to all postpaid customers who add the $5/month feature to their rate plan.
Countries expected to offer the penny-per-minute deal include:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Pierre and Miquelon, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and Venezuela.