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Globalgig gets you 5GB of roaming data for $49 monthly, works on three continents (kind of)

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Globalgig gets you 5GB of roaming data for $49 monthly, works on three continents (kind of)
Let's say that you're one of those folks who travel a lot – you either roam the world looking for geocaches, or that's simply a part of whatever it is you do for a living. Either way, you're probably wondering if there's a way to stay connected to the internet even while traveling.

Then perhaps Globalgig might just do the trick. It is a new roaming service that provides 5GB of data for $49 per month, meaning you'll be paying less than a penny for each megabyte you consume. Customers who don't need as much international data can go with the 1GB package, priced at $25, or get 3 gigs for $40 monthly.

The fineprint reads, however, that you'll have to buy your own dongle, which will set you back $119. Moreover, it is worth noting that Globalgig works only in the U.S., Australia, and the U.K. at this time, through Sprint, O2, and Optus respectively. Fortunately, we are being promised that new markets will be covered too in the future, so the service will also work across parts of Europe and Asia one day.

Globalgig requires no long-term commitment so anyone who is curious to try it out can do so without worrying about termination fees or hidden charges. Lots more info about the service can be found by following the link below!

source: Globalgig via Engadget

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posted on 29 Nov 2012, 08:52

1. ahhxd717 (Posts: 320; Member since: 08 Dec 2011)


That's a good deal, I'd think. I wonder if it works on Sprints LTE, or just their slow CDMA network..

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 10:24

2. troutsy (Posts: 283; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


Says 2G / 3G on the picture of the device...

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 11:28

3. vvelez5 (Posts: 623; Member since: 29 Jan 2011)


Regardless that it's just 3g 50 bucks for 5gigs internationally I'd a great deal.

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