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$5,000 cell phone bill while traveling abroad: How to avoid this nightmare scenario

Best options for making free international calls from a smartphone But although Google’s online help does state that the Google Voice app’s calls “use minutes from your mobile phone plan,” its listings in Apple and Google’s app stores hide that detail below “more” buttons and at the end of some scrolling. To make Internet-only calls from a Google Voice number,…

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Unitymedia Business extends promotion for start-ups

Unitymedia Business has extended its promotion for start-ups, originally valid until the end of September, until the end of the year. In partnership with new partner Lexware, the promotion offers the bookkeeping software lexoffice -worth EUR 178.80- for free for one year. The core of the promotional offer is the tariff Office Internet & Phone 150 offered for free for the first six…

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A1 Slovenija launches offer for small businesses

A1 Slovenija has launched a new package of communications services for small businesses. Internet, fixed and mobile telephony services are available together for new and existing business subscribers at a promotional price of EUR 34.48/month excluding VAT for the first 12 months. Subscribers can also share an additional mobile number without any monthly subscription. The offer combines the A1 Svobodni…

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XS4All will now also provide roaming with data-only Sim

Dutch ISP XS4All started providing roaming also with mobile internet on 1 October. Customers of XS4All’s permanent services have been able to use mobile internet, with the MBs in their package, since 2013. There was also a data-only Sim card for tablets, laptops or hotspots. The product was available only in the Netherlands and that is why XS4ALL did not…

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RTR approved Telering’s Passt tariffs with and without roaming

T-Mobile Austria‘s brand Telering’s tariffs Passt, offered with or without roaming, are compliant with the EU roaming regulation, according to regulator RTR. A proceeding under which TKK (Telecom Control Commission) examined the tariffs for compliance with the EU roaming regulation has been halted, based on the expert opinion of RTR. T-Mobile argues that the EU regulation allows operators to offer tariffs with and…

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Bell’s Roam Better and Virgin’s Roam Sweet Roam gain 24 countries, including Cuba

Bell and its sub-band Virgin Mobile have added 24 countries to the brands’ respective roaming programs, Roam Better and Roam Sweet Roam, most notably Cuba. Roam Better and Roam Sweet Roam allow customers to use unlimited talk and text along with 100MB of data per day while roaming in over 135 international destinations, capped at $200 CAD per billing cycle….

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MCN Telecom launches MVNO for corporate customers

Russian operator MCN Telecom has launched an MVNO aimed at the business segment, reports Cnews.ru. Mobile, fixed and intra-corporate connection services have been combined on a single platform. Free group and on-net calls are available for users. MCN Telecom offers FMC, mobile PBX and routing management on the basis of its mobile connectivity for businesses. READ MORE: Russia plans to introduce…

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With RLAH rules 35 percent of Dutch people used their mobile phones abroad

Research from Telecompaper’s Consumer Insights Panel shows that 35 percent of all Dutch people used their mobile phone more during the summer holiday, especially for mobile internet. WhatsApp is favourite Of the Dutch who went on holiday in Europe after 15 June, 56 percent said they changed their mobile behavior. In particular, the use of mobile internet became more popular:…

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