Cingular announces global 3G roaming

Feb 13 2006 - 03:25 AM ET | 3G, 3GSM, Cingular, Danger

3GSM 2006 -- Cingular Wireless announced a global 3G data plan aimed at business travelers. Starting next month Cingular will offer a GlobalConnect data plan that features unlimited domestic use and up to 100MB/month of usage on partners' networks in Europe and Asia.

A data card (Option GlobeTrotter GT MAX LaptopConnect card) is bundled and it operates on the following networks: HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, WiFi and GPRS. The card costs $99 with a 2-year service contract.

There will be two plans, one for just North America ($109.99/m) and one for the world ($139.99/m). Read below for information on supported countries.

The Overseas plan will provide access in more than two dozen countries, with service planned to be offered in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Spain and other major areas in Asia and Europe.