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joaquinx


Oct 2, 2012, 5:56 AM

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Telcel and National Roaming

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We pay a higher rate when we make cell calls outside of our area, but what about data? Currently, I get charged 1 peso per megabyte. Is the rate higher outside of my area. Both sending and receiving?
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johanson / Moderator


Oct 2, 2012, 10:16 AM

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That's a good question and although I bet it's on Telcel's webpage, I hope there is someone who can tell us.


joaquinx


Oct 2, 2012, 10:23 AM

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That's a good question and although I bet it's on Telcel's webpage, I hope there is someone who can tell us.


If it's on their web page, it's well hidden.
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yucatandreamer


Oct 2, 2012, 12:57 PM

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I spent the morning looking for the answer to that very question on Telcel's web site and did not find it. Perhaps someone who traveled in Mexico and used a smartphone could let us know.


joaquinx


Oct 3, 2012, 6:07 AM

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Telcel and National Roaming

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The growing opinion among my Mexican friends is that calls out of your region are more expensive while Internet/data is the same rate as your home region.
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hodamayo

Oct 3, 2012, 7:37 AM

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I have 2 plans, 1 is a national and other is a mas o menos, The national plan does not charge me for any roaming or LD throughout Mexico, my wife did not get on the same plan. If you have an iphone plan from what is advertised it does not include the National plan.............Planes de nacional
Mike Mayo
hodamayo@hotmail.com
998 147 2532 Telcel
832 861 5106 Vonage
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joaquinx


Oct 3, 2012, 7:48 AM

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Nice to know Mike. I should tell you that my monthly cost on the Amigo plan is 50 pesos. I seldom make calls and communicate with SMS messages, email, and WhatsApp messages. Shifting more to WhatsApp as it uses data rather than phone. If I really need to make a phone call, there is Skype.
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hodamayo

Oct 3, 2012, 8:09 AM

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Joaquinex,

With the iphone, messages sent to other iphones are free. Vonage has an app that allows you to use that service for calls allover the world for free as well. I have all this apps as well, but prefer Vonage. I pay a lot more, but that is Ok as it is part of my communications, but it is part of living here. I set up American TV for people in Quintana roo, and need to have access all the time.

Thank you,
Mike Mayo
hodamayo@hotmail.com
998 147 2532 Telcel
832 861 5106 Vonage
Facebook.USsatelliteTV.com


joaquinx


Oct 3, 2012, 10:19 AM

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With the iphone, messages sent to other iphones are free. Vonage has an app that allows you to use that service for calls allover the world for free as well.


Ok, I'll bite. What is the name of the app. A friend of mine said that he could make video calls with his iPhone, however, it turned out that it wasn't a cellular contact, but via wifi, and through an app.
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hodamayo

Oct 3, 2012, 10:55 AM

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On the iphone 4 and 4s with the new IOS6 you can use facetime or an app called Tango
Mike Mayo
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998 147 2532 Telcel
832 861 5106 Vonage
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