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Can I use my Telus phone in US?

Can I use my Telus phone in US?

With Easy Roam, you can use your phone like you do at home in the US and over 190 international destinations. For a daily fee you can use the data, texts and minutes from the same monthly rate plan you use at home when you travel. For more information about Easy Roam, you can visit

What carrier does Telus use in the US?

Vancouver, B.C. – Today, TELUS announced that its IoT customers in Canada will enjoy seamless coverage throughout the United States, thanks to a roaming agreement the company has reached with AT.

Does Telus nationwide include US?

Whether in Canada or the US, this plan includes unlimited calling, text, picture and video and messaging to phone numbers in Canada and the US. While in Canada, calling and texting phone numbers outside Canada and the US are subject to standard pay-per-use long distance rates. See for details.

Can I use Telus prepaid in the US?

Hi, Telus prepaid services will not work in the U.S. You must have a monthly service to be able to use a Telus phone in the U.S.

Is Telus owned by Verizon?

Verizon Communications Inc. has reached an agreement with Telus Corp. to sell its 21-per-cent stake in Canada’s second-largest phone company. The sale reduced Motorola’s stake in the Telus to about 4.7 million non-voting shares.

Does it cost extra to text from Canada to the USA?

Text messages sent from Canada to the US will no longer be included as part of the domestic text messages in your plan/add-on. Users can subscribe to monthly international text packages for $5 (100 messages) or $10 (unlimited) as alternatives to paying $0.40/text.

How do I avoid roaming charges when traveling?

How to Avoid Data Roaming Charges on Android? It is recommended to disable your packet data so you can avoid extra charges and still be able to use the internet. Go to your phone Settings > Wireless and networks > Mobile Networks > Disable Packet Data.

Do you get charged roaming fees just for having your phone on?

Roaming is generally not included in your plan, and roaming rates may be higher. You can accumulate roaming charges simply by leaving your phone turned on while travelling outside your home network – some apps automatically send and receive data even if it doesn’t look like your phone is doing anything.