Popular sun destination joins growing list of countries where Bell has
reduced roaming costs thanks to ongoing negotiations with international
MONTREAL, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced significant
decreases in its mobile roaming prices for consumers travelling to
Cuba, including reductions in the cost of data, voice and text roaming,
Part of Bell's commitment to lower roaming costs for Canadian consumers,
the Cuba rate reductions follow similar price decreases for the United
States, Europe, Mexico, China, Australia and New Zealand, and Bermuda
and most Caribbean islands since September 2013. Bell also introduced
convenient Travel Data Passes that offer usage monitoring and alerts,
and can be purchased before or during travel using the Bell Mobility
"Bell customers asked us for better roaming rates to the places they
travel to the most, so they can enjoy the same great smartphone
experience they have at home while travelling abroad," said Wade
Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility. "We are pleased to add Cuba to
the growing list of countries where we've significantly lowered the
cost of mobile roaming for Canadian consumers."
Starting tomorrow, February 11, consumers travelling to Cuba can buy
mobile data usage for as low as 60 cents per Megabyte (MB), voice
calling for 50 cents a minute, and texts for 15 cents each. Customers
who want only voice and text can now purchase 60 minutes of voice and
text messaging (unlimited incoming and 200 sent texts) for $45.
Pay-per-use wireless roaming in Cuba is now billed at $2 a minute for
voice and $8 per MB of data, a cost reduction of up to 50%.
For more information about Bell mobile roaming rates for more than 200
countries, please visit Bell.ca/Travel.
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SOURCE: Bell Canada
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