Cell Phones

International Roaming when in Russia (for USA citizens)


Mobile operator

Pricing information (Standard plans)

  Voice rates (per minute) GSM Data Rates Sent Text Rates
Sent Text Rates
1. Verizon Wireless

- $ 4.99 (GSM Standard  Roaming)

- $3.99 (GSM Value Plan Roaming)

- $25/ 100MB (Global data Plan)

- $20.48/MB OR $0.02/KB (Pay As You Go Plan)

$0.50
$0.05
2. Sprint Nextel $ 5.99 $0.019/ KB $0.50 $0.05
3. T-Mobile $ 5.99 $15/ MB $0.50 $0.20 OR pulled from feature bucket
4. AT&T

- $ 4.99 (AT&T Standard International Roaming Rate)

- $ 3.99 (AT&T World Traveler Rates)

- $30/ 120 MB (Global Add-On Package)

- $0.0195/ KB

- $0.50/ message

- $10/ 50 messages (Global Messaging Package)

Home pay-per-use OR package rates apply to all text messages received

Tips before you go:

1. Determine if your wireless device will operate in the country, you are visiting.
2. Visit your mobile operator official web site or call their customer service to verify if international roaming service is activated (or you may request it be blocked). Also, ask about the International Data and Messaging Packages available.
3. Learn how to call home when traveling abroad.
 If you want to call or send a text message back to the U.S. traveling in Russia simply dial   "+" (1) (10-digit number).