It does. Please try the following:
Refresh your phone’s, Republic activation as described here: How to Refresh the Republic Wireless Activation – Republic Help.
With that done:
At Settings -> Data usage; please be certain Cellular data is toggled on.
At Settings -> More -> Cellular networks; please be certain Data roaming is toggled on.
Lastly reset Network Settings. Please know this step will clear out any saved connections for WiFi and Bluetooth. To do so:
At Settings -> More -> Network settings reset; read the warning then tap “Reset Settings.” You will be warned a second time. Tap “Reset Settings” to confirm. The process will usually take 5-10 seconds and the cellular signal bars icon will go away for a moment. Once the cell signal bars icon returns, please restart your phone.