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Free International Calls to 60+ countries

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With Tello’s flexible plans you get:

Free calls to 60+ countries

Free Wi-Fi Calling & Hotspot

4G LTE/5G coverage within the US

International Calling with Tello Mobile

No calling cards. No add-ons

Calling & texting your friends & family around the globe is no different than calling your neighbours across the street.

No extra cost

The minutes will be deducted from your balance, so you’ll never have to pay extra for calling internationally from the US.

No borders

Can’t find a country on our Free list? No worries! You’ll still get discounted calling rates with Tello Pay as You Go Credit.

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Monthly Price

This monthly price is not an introductory rate and does not require a yearly contract.

Additional Charges & Terms

Provider monthly fees
Included in monthly price
One-Time Purchase fees
Early termination fee
Government taxes
Varies by location

Discounts & Bundles
There may be additional billing discounts available.

Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a government program to help lower the monthly cost of internet service. Visit the ACP website to learn more about the ACP, including to find out whether you qualify.
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Speeds Provided with Plan
Typical Download Speed
79 – 357 Mbps (5G)
13 – 61 Mbps (4G)
Typical Upload Speed
6 – 30 Mbps (5G)
2 – 11 Mbps (4G)
Typical Latency
17 – 32 ms (5G)
26 – 46 ms (4G)

Data Included with Monthly Price
Charges for Additional Data Usage

Network Management Policy

Privacy Policy

Customer Support
From your Tello phone: 611
Call: +1-866-377-0294

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Free calls to 60+ Countries with every calling plan, according to the available minute balance.

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How to call internationally from the US

Just choose the country you’d like to dial and then enter the full number (including area code, if applicable). Voilà, you’re ready to call!


More about our plans

  • Enjoy 4G LTE/5G speeds
  • You can turn your smartphone into a hotspot with free tethering. Share your data plan balance free of charge with all your other devices or with your friends.
  • Minutes can be used for calls to 60+ Countries. The free international calls are available for every customer, new or old with every Tello plan that includes minutes.
  • Plans renew automatically every 30 days. Enjoy monthly billing and the freedom to cancel it anytime, without any charges.
  • You can upgrade or downgrade your plan anytime with no extra fees. The change is instant, and your remaining balance will roll over for the next 30 days.

What's in it for you

  • No contract, no fees
  • Start from $5
  • Free unlimited text
  • Free tethering
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • Free calls to 60+ Countries

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • It’s so simple.
    If you have a Tello calling plan and the international destination is on our FREE list, then your call to that international destination comes at no extra cost.
    The minutes used for that international call simply get deducted from the minutes' balance of your regular Tello calling plan.
    This also includes plans with unlimited minutes/text.
    There are over 60 international destinations on the FREE list right now, so check the list here.
  • There are 2 ways:
    From your phone's keypad:
    • Dial "+" then the "country code" then "area code" then "phone number" OR
    • Dial "011" then the "country code" then "area code" then "phone number"

    From the "My Tello" App
    • Dial the destination number from the App keypad (always include country code) or choose from your phone "Contacts" tab (ensure the number is already saved in international format).
  • If the international destination is not on our FREE list it means that you will need Pay As You Go credit to connect a call to that destination.
    You can see the call rates for calling that destination by entering the country name in the field provided on the International Calling page.
    Our Pay As You Go page will tell you how many minutes for $20.
  • Yes. It certainly will. The "Free International Calling" feature depends only on where you are calling, not where you are calling from. To be able to make free international calls, you have the following 2 options while abroad:

    1. Wi-Fi Calling & Text This is a feature available on the vast majority of Tello-compatible phones and you can check your phone settings to confirm.
    It allows for calling & texting (sending & receiving) via the closest available Wi-Fi network which could be at a hotel, your office, at home, or even a Wi-Fi hotspot.
    If you have set up Wi-Fi Calling correctly, it does not use up data from your Tello data plan, it just uses minutes from your calling plan as normal as long as the destination you are calling is included in our 60+ countries list.
    See full details on this blog.

    2. "My Tello" App
    You also have the option of using our free "My Tello" app to make calls through Wi-Fi.
    You cannot RECEIVE calls via the App and texting is also NOT available via the App - it is only to make calls.
    The "My Tello" app is free to download for iOS and Android users.
    To make a call, simply dial the destination number from the keypad (always include country code) or choose from your phone "Contacts" tab (ensure the number is in international format).

    Please note that when using the roaming service you will not be able to make free international calls because you will be using your Pay As You balance instead of your national plan.
  • If the international destination you want to call is listed as FREE on our International Calling page, then the minutes of the international call are simply deducted from the balance of your plan - just like calling domestically.

    If the destination is not FREE then you will need to purchase Pay As You Go credit to call that destination and you will be charged the rate you see on that page.
  • All Tello plans with minutes include free calls & texts to 60+ international destinations.
    To see if the destination you want to call is included, go to our International Calling page:
    • In the "Search Country" field type in the country name.
    • You will be given 3 results - rate to call landline, rate to call a mobile, and cost per text.
    • If the destination says FREE, that means it is included in your plan and any minutes spent calling that destination will just be deducted from your normal balance - just like calling domestically.
    • If the destination is not FREE then you will need to purchase Pay As You Go credit to call that destination and you will be charged the rate you see on that page.

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