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Starhome Mach gets multi-mln EUR purchase order

Starhome Mach selected once again for the Group’s clearing business and for a real-time service to enable subscribers to control mobile expense Roaming and IoT connectivity provider Starhome Mach was awarded a project by a major telecommunication operator group for a service that enables the operator’s subscribers to monitor and control their mobile device expenditures. The group also renewed its…

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Vodafone introduces Roam Like Home Pack

With the onset of the festive season, Vodafone has now introduced a ‘Roam Like Home’ pack for its pre-paid customers in Delhi NCR. With the Vodafone ‘Roam Like Home’ pack priced at just Rs. 51, users in Delhi traveling out of the capital during the festive season, can continue to enjoy home tariff on calls, for a period of 28…

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3 Denmark extends 3LikeHome roaming service to Thailand

3 Denmark said it is extending the scope of it 3LikeHome roaming service to cover Thailand, enabling customers to use their phones at the same prices there as in Denmark. This expands the number of countries under 3LikeHome to 53. 3LikeHome is included in all of the operator’s Fri Tale and mobile broadband subscriptions for retail customers, and in some…

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Are EU regulations on Union-wide roaming services applicable to IoT connectivity services?

Many regulations and related guidelines have been adopted during 2017’s first semester in relation to roaming services. However, it is not very clear whether connected devices and related IoT connectivity services fall within their scope. Telecom operators providing cross-border roaming services to their end-users have been pretty busy recently navigating between (i) the new guidelines published on March 27, 2017…

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Linktel expands roaming agreements with another 13 countries

Brazilian telecom operator Linktel is expanding its international presence with new roaming agreements in 13 countries. These include Ireland, Macau, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda, China, Mexico, Costa Rica and Indonesia. The technology used is the NGH 2.0 – Next Generation HotSpot. Linktel has international agreements in place with Boingo, iPass, Trustive, Swisscom, Cablevision (Argentina), BT,…

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Syniverse Enables LTE Roaming For Alfa Telecom In Lebanon

Syniverse today announced that it has signed a multiyear agreement to provide LTE roaming and real-time monitoring services to Lebanon-based operator Alfa, managed by Orascom TMT. The services support an enhanced 4G LTE experience for roaming subscribers and those visiting Lebanon. ‘4G LTE service has moved from a next-generation technology to a mobile-service standard, and our customers are expecting 4G LTE…

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Global Roaming Data Usage per Person to Reach 1.6GB by 2022 from 500MB in 2017, Finds Study

The global average roaming data usage per user per annum will increase from around 500MB in 2017 to almost 1.6GB by 2022, according to a new study from Juniper Research. The new research found that the introduction of unlimited roaming data plans in the US, Europe, and Far East will significantly drive usage by mobile roamers, leading to average data usage exceeding 1GB by the…

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No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators Since mid-June, holiday-makers and short-term travellers have enjoyed roaming with their mobile phones across Europe, free of extra charges. The new European Union regulation has also brought more calls as well as higher usage of data services in Slovakia. All Slovak operators report an increase in…

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Kar-Tel reports increase in data roaming

Mobile operator Kar-Tel, working under the Beeline Kazakhstan brand, announced that the amount of its subscribers who used roaming services in June-August of this year grew by 74 percent year-on-year. Internet traffic when roaming jumped by 150 percent year-on-year and was up by 400 percent compared to the same period in 2015.

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Austrian govt asks regulator to investigate complaints of slow roaming data

Austrian consumers have complained on public fora and discussions on the portal of Der Standard about significantly reduced data transfer speeds when roaming abroad, especially in Italy, the Czech Republic and Portugal. Earlier, there was a parliamentary inquiry about the same issue addressed to the Minister of Infrastructure, Jorg Leichtfried. According to the minister, such issues were reported already in…

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