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Lobby Bar – December 23: Reindeer Get High, the Ultimate Instagram, and how Canadians do Security

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A Triumphant Triptych of FBT News and Views
Picky eater. Jonathan Spira flies in Air Berlin’s business class from New York to Düsseldorf. The menu was tailored to Mr. Spira’s exacting specifications: the crew replaced his dish’s tomatoes and onions with popcorn and marshmallows. It was the least healthy salad he would ever consume, but at least he got a good Instagram picture out of it.
Acronyms, They Are A-Changin’. If you’re …

T-Mobile to Offer New Plan with Unlimited International Calling

T-Mobile to Offer New Plan with Unlimited International Calling

T-Mobile USA announced changes and additions to its T-Mobile One plan that should be of interest to travelers.
The self-proclaimed “Uncarrier” is paring down the original plan and lowering the price to $15 per month in addition to the basic line charge while adding a second option, T-Mobile One Plus International which, as its name implies, includes international calling features.
T-Mobile One Plus will continue to include unlimited high-definition video streaming, unlimited …

T-Mobile to Continue Free 4G LTE Roaming in Europe Through End of Year, Add South America

T-Mobile to Continue Free 4G LTE Roaming in Europe Through End of Year, Add South America

T-Mobile USA, which provided free high-speed LTE data roaming to its customers traveling in Europe this summer at no charge, said Wednesday it will continue to offer the free service in 19 countries through the end of the year.
The self-proclaimed “Uncarrier” also said it plans to expand the free high-speed data service to 14 countries in South America as well.
European countries included in the promotion include Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, …

T-Mobile Adds Faster International Data Option with T-Mobile One Plus

T-Mobile Adds Faster International Data Option with T-Mobile One Plus

T-Mobile USA announced a new plan, T-Mobile One Plus, which offers faster data roaming while abroad, as well as several other features.
The new plan, available for $25 per line on top of the standard T-Mobile One line charge, includes unlimited data roaming in multiple countries at 3G speeds. The standard T-Mobile One plan offers unlimited data roaming in those countries as well, albeit at much slower 2G speeds.
It also includes …

Lobby Bar – July 1: Unlocking Hotel Rooms with Thumbs, Making Friends In-Flight, and the World’s Largest Porch

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Lobby Bar – A Coveted Collection of FBT News and Views
Exceptions. Remember that nothing in life is free. Unless it’s T-Mobile’s high-speed international LTE roaming – find out how well it performs in Europe. Well okay, there’s still no such thing as a free lunch… except if you’re a T-Mobile customer on a Tuesday, in which case you can grab some free pizza, that is if the gods are smiling on …

T-Mobile Simple Choice High-Speed LTE Roaming for Europe – Review and Test Drive

On a streetcar in the Grünerløkka district of Oslo

T-Mobile USA recently announced it would offer its customers free high-speed 4G LTE roaming in Europe starting in July but it apparently couldn’t wait to pull the plug on the previous, much slower, offering.
The high-speed service will be available in over 50 countries including all of Scandinavia and that’s where we decided to give it an early road test.
Before revealing our findings, I need to explain T-Mobile’s standard offering, which …

T-Mobile to Offer Customers Free 4G LTE Data Roaming in Europe

T-Mobile to Offer Customers Free 4G LTE Data Roaming in Europe

T-Mobile USA, which currently offers its customers free, but slow, data roaming in over 140 countries across the globe, will provide high-speed LTE at no charge to its customers traveling in Europe this summer.
The high-speed service will be available in over 50 countries including Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
The 4G LTE service will be automatically …