International roaming rates reduced for GCI customers traveling to Canada, Mexico

June 5, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – GCI is making sure its customers can stay connected no matter where they travel in North America over summer vacation — and at a more affordable price. New agreements with industry roaming partners mean that talk, text, and data costs have decreased for GCI customers traveling through Canada and Mexico.

“Whether their travels take them to Kotzebue, Calgary, or Cancun, GCI customers will be able to stay connected with family and friends,” said GCI Chief Marketing Officer Kate Slyker. “GCI’s new international roaming agreements mean sharing travel tales with friends and family while on-the-go is more economical than ever.”

New roaming rates for Mexico:

  • Voice calls are rated at 10 cents per minute
  • Texts cost 4 cents per message
  • Data is available for $12 per gigabyte
  • To enable international roaming in Mexico, mobile customers must request the International Dialing and Roaming Calling Plan, available at $5.99 per month

New roaming rates for Canada:

  • Voice calls are rated at 5 cents per minute
  • Texts cost 2 cents per message
  • Data is available for $12 per gigabyte
  • No international roaming plan is required while traveling through Canada

GCI’s Simply Unbeatable plan offers unlimited wireless service, starting at $70 for one line, or two lines for $120. GCI’s Simply Share plan starts at $39.00.

Customers interested in learning more about GCI’s international roaming agreements can call a customer service representative at 907-265-5400 or 800-800-4800, send an email to or visit a GCI retail store.

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