Browsing Tag  Mobile

  • The Five Stages of Roaming

    Have you experienced the five stages of roaming? If you’ve ever felt panic, frustration, defeat, scramble, or shock, you’ve definitely gone through at least one of them, if not all! That’s why we’re here to help you avoid these common traveler pains at all costs, and roam freely.

  • Roam Freely: New Summer Savings

    We’re kicking off the summer travel season hot with not just one, but three sales for both our new and current KnowRoamers! That’s right, you can melt away your roaming worries this summer with our special summer deals. From an exclusive starter pack to even more low-cost data packages, there’s a solution for every type of traveler so you’ll be able to truly sit back and relax under the sun.

  • What’s in Your Beach Bag?

    Now that the sun’s out and the temps are climbing high, it’s time to pack your bag for the beach! Before you grab your sunscreen, phone and sandals to throw in a bag, it’s important to think about not only how you’re going to protect yourself, but also your gadgets under those harmful UV rays. While they still have yet to create sunblock for phones, we’ve found some sand-safe solutions so you and your devices can sit back and relax under the sun.   

  • Make a List and Check it Twice: How to Survive Holiday Travel

    Tis the season to be traveling! One of our favorite parts of the holiday season is getting to see family and friends near and far. But between big family dinners to New Year’s celebrations, holiday travel can be exhausting. Stay merry during this festive season and check out what tips we’ve got on our list to help you enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. Consider it our gift to you!

  • Meet Our KnowRoaming Athletes

    What do a water skier, hammer thrower, and wheelchair racer have in common? They’re all part of KnowRoaming’s new athlete ambassador program. KnowRoaming Athletes is our sponsorship and referral program that allows athletes to save big on international data, voice and text usage while traveling. After putting out a call for athletes earlier this year, we are happy to announce that three Canadians—Sultana Frizell, Jonah Shaffer, and Curtis Thom—have been selected to join Team KnowRoaming. They’ll now be spreading the word about KnowRoaming as they travel and enjoy our services   KnowRoaming Team Roster Sultana Frizell is a hammer thrower from Kamloops, British Columbia. Not only is she a two-time Olympian but she is also a two-time Commonwealth Games champion and record holder in the hammer throw. Sultana also holds the record for longest throw in Canada and North America. Twitter: @Sultythrows       Jonah Shaffer is a slalom water skier from Ottawa, Ontario. He is a four-time Canadian National … Continued

  • New: KnowRoaming Voicemail – Continuing to keep you connected while abroad

    Good news for all existing KnowRoaming customers – we’ve just overhauled our voicemail system and made it easier than ever to stay connected. Now instead of having to dial 605 to access your KnowRoaming voicemail you can access your voicemails through the KnowRoaming app. No calls required. How it Works: You’ll receive an SMS when you have a new voicemail in your inbox – you can click the link to take you to the voicemail KnowRoaming app, or… You can manually go to the app, and under the More tab, select Voicemail. Your voicemails will have the number of the caller, the date and timestamp. Click on the entry, the voicemail will download (over data or Wi-Fi) and you can listen to the voicemail (replay options, too). When you’re done, delete old voicemails by clicking on the trashcan. Voicemail functionality was something our customers had been asking for, and we’re pumped to be able to deliver. Find out more info … Continued

  • My KnowRoaming Story

    Amazing travel stories from our KnowRoaming customers as they explore the globe and stay connected with the KnowRoaming SIM Sticker Julian is a Senior First Officer for South African Airways. He’s traveled the world, and knows how hard it can be to stay connected while working so far from home. “As an airline pilot traveling to all corners of the world being in contact is no longer a luxury but a necessity”. Already having tried other roaming options, Julian says he finally “found the answer in KnowRoaming.” No longer do I have to look for a Starbucks in New York or a coffee shop in Hong Kong for free Wi-Fi as KnowRoaming lets me use my cellphone or iPad just as if I was at home. Data and phone calls at local rates keeps me in contact with work and loved ones.  Cellphone coverage has been fantastic and I’ve been covered in every country I’ve been to in the last … Continued