Confirm plans or say hello through short, written messages sent to family or friends.
Text messaging is available on all phones on a pay-per-use basis. For better value, subscribe to a text plan1 and save more.
International text from Canada
Now you can reach more friends and family across the globe. Bell’s international text messaging coverage is supported by over 1,000 international mobile operators.
How you do it
Text from Canada to anywhere in the world for $0.35/message2. Received messages are $0.20 each2. If you subscribe to an unlimited international text messaging plan, sent and received texts from Canada to the rest of the world are free.
To send a message internationally:
- Enter the exit code for Canada (also called the international access code)
- Enter the country code + area code + mobile phone number of the person you are texting.
|Network||Exit code||Country code||Area code||Phone number|
|LTE, HSPA, UMTS||+||63||907||123 4567|
|CDMA, EVDO, 1XRTT||011|
Sending an International text from abroad?What you need to know about coverage and rates while travelling overseas.
(1) Sent international text messages exclude local text messages, roaming, alerts and premium text messages/short codes. Received messages exclude premium messages, alerts, or dial up messages.
(2) International Prepaid messaging rates may vary.