Bell and Telus customers will face higher roaming rates beginning next week
TORONTO — Some Canadians will pay more to use their cellphones while travelling abroad beginning next week.
Telus and Bell say they are raising roaming rates, effective March 8 and 9, respectively.
Telus says on its website that its customers will pay $14 daily to roam in the U.S., up from $12, while those visiting other destinations will be charged $16, which marks a $1 increase.
Bell users will face a daily $13 charge to roam in the U.S., up from $12, and $16 in other countries, up from $15.
Rogers charges $12 and $15 for daily U.S. and international roaming, respectively.
The company has not announced a similar hike for this month.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 1, 2023.
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