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Abolition Of EU Roaming Charges – EY Commentary

Adrian Baschnonga, Global Lead Telecommunications Analyst, EY comments on the abolition of roaming charges within the EU which comes into effect on June 15: Impact on consumers: ‘As the final step in a decade long process, the abolition of roaming surcharges is great news for consumers. The era of ‘bill shock’ for phone users travelling in the EU is drawing…

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E&Y Poland publishes report on roam-like-home and predict significant losses for operators

Ernst&Young (E&Y) Poland has presented a report on the effects of implementing the roam-like-home principle, reported Telko.in. The advisory firm estimates that an average Polish infrastructure operator will lose out in the equation of roaming and domestic rates to the tune of around PLN 180 million in revenues (through limited consumption) and around PLN 55 million in EBITDA (for higher…

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Disruptive competition is the top strategic challenge for the telecommunications sector, EY survey reveals

New opportunities in IoT and 5G hold promise for future growth More than one third (37%) of CTOs and CIOs interviewed by EY see disruptive competition as the single greatest strategic challenge facing the telecommunications sector, according to the report, Digital transformation for 2020 and beyond. Nearly three out of four survey respondents (74%) place it in their top three…

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