Smart launches 5G roaming services in US

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is launching its 5G roaming services in the United States with AT&T.

 The telco currently has 5G roaming services in 16 countries, with 22 international partners.

Smart’s partnership with AT&T – the leading mobile services provider in the U.S. – allows customers to access Smart’s  5G roaming services using their Smart 5G-ready SIM and 5G-capable device.

Prepaid customers can also subscribe to Smart’s GigaRoam USA Plus for Prepaid, a roaming all-in plan for data, calls, and SMS. 

The data pack comes with 3GB data roaming access, 30 roaming calls, and 30 roaming texts to Philippine and U.S. numbers for P1,499 good for 21 days. 

On the other hand, postpaid customers can also enjoy GigaRoam USA with 3GB data roaming access for P1,299 for 21 days. 

Customers abroad can visit or download the GigaLife App to discover and subscribe to available data roaming plans in the U.S., and other countries.

“We are the first Philippine operator to launch a complete roaming pack for our prepaid customers in the United States," says Alice Ramos, Smart Vice President and Head of Roaming and Consumer Business.

The U.S. is among the top destinations of tourists and migrant Filipinos, and this partnership with AT&T brings our world-class 5G roaming services to them,” she noted. Smart's partnership with AT&T follows recent collaboration with True in Thailand; Sunrise in Switzerland; SmarTone and Hong Kong Telecommunications in Hong Kong; Pelephone in Israel; Turkcell in Turkey; Ooredoo and STC in Kuwait; StarHub in Singapore; NTT Docomo in Japan; Vodafone in Australia; Zain Kuwait, Zain Saudi Arabia, and Zain Bahrain; China Mobile and China Unicom in China; Etisalat and du in the United Arab Emirates; FarEasTone and T-Star in Taiwan; and KT Corp in South Korea.