Prepaid Wireless Pal In Canada
I live in the US but have occasion to travel to Canada frequently. Is there a plan that works in the US and also in Canada without excessive roaming charges?
Canadian cell carriers do not have competitive plans as they charge monthly fees and if you deactivate the account (temporarily to avoid a continuing monthly charge) they require the purchase of a new SIM card, for example, to reactivate the device. This gets expensive in a hurry.
Rogers (in Canada) is the only telecom provider that offers a mifi device that doesn't require a USB connection. They require a monthly fee regardless of usage (even zero) and as noted above if deactivated to avoid the monthly fee they require the purchase of a new SIM card for $9.99 each time.
I have asked TruConnect if they offer roaming in Canada and they advise they do not. I hope they may in the near future but their response didn't indicate this was in the cards at least not now (pun intended).
Do you have any inkling of whether other device providers may step into this service?