Solved

Need advice on international "in case of emergency" cell phone

Posted on 2011-02-11
2
336 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Hi all,

Need some advice.  We have a department with staff who work primarily offsite.  The department would like to provide some "in case of emergency" cell phones to them and have asked us to recommend both the best device and carrier.

These are the requirements-

-      They should be simple phones- no need for data (maybe a flip phone?)
-      They would need an international plans and a minimum monthly plan since these would only be used in case of emergency.
-      They would need to be quad-band. 850 Mhz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 1900 MHz which would cover all countries, including Japan.

Any advice would be most appreciated!

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:pgetchell
2 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
HawyLem earned 500 total points
ID: 34875720
AT&T uses international rates, you can always use emergency numbers with those

(http://www.wireless.att.com/learn/international/roaming/international-roaming.jsp?WT.svl=calltoaction)

Otherwise I'll suggest you an all-included international phone package like this: http://www.telestial.com/

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:pgetchell
ID: 35070254
thanks
0

Featured Post

Create the perfect environment for any meeting

You might have a modern environment with all sorts of high-tech equipment, but what makes it worthwhile is how you seamlessly bring together the presentation with audio, video and lighting. The ATEN Control System provides integrated control and system automation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I'm Dumb-phoned(ed) Last week, I noticed this message when adding events to my Google Calendar: On June 27th (2015), Google is removing SMS as a notification option for Google Calendar events.  Their assumption is that enough people have smart p…
Let Bitmoji into your life. Now is the time to learn a new language of smartphone messaging with this brief introduction.
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question