Verizon offers roaming in Cuba

Starting next week, Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) Wireless customers who travel internationally can connect easily while in Cuba, through the company´s Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option.

Verizon is the first US-based wireless company to offer roaming in Cuba.

The process is simple. Customers using a World Device who are traveling to Cuba can opt-in to add the Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option. While in Cuba, voice calls are USD2.99 per minute, data is USD2.05 per megabyte and standard international messaging rates apply. This allows customers the ability to stay connected while in Cuba.

With the addition of Cuba, Verizon offers international services in more than 225 countries worldwide.

Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, employs a diverse workforce of 178,500 and generated more than USD127 billion in 2014 revenues.