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O2 Czech Republic’s customers use roaming data mostly in Croatia

O2 Czech Republic has published statistics on roaming services in July. Following the introduction of the RLAH regulation in mid-June, the consumption of minutes in roaming has doubled in a year-on-year comparison. Data traffic has increased more significantly and in some cases, customers used more data when roaming, including by buying extra packages, than at home. READ MORE: How free is free roaming?…

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O2 Germany faces lawsuit over required SMS activation of RLAH

German consumer rights group VZBV said it’s starting a lawsuit against O2 for requiring customers to activate ‘roam like at home’ in the EU over SMS. The group said EU roaming at domestic prices should be automatic and not require consumers to take action. READ MORE: How free is free roaming? O2 customers without an included roaming pack must activate RLAH by sending…

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How free is free roaming?

As we all know till now, since 15 June, in all EU countries, you can use your mobile phone the same way as at home. No matter whether surfing or talking, no matter if you have a flat rate or not, no matter are you in Spain, Italy, Croatia or Greece. Now come BUT.. But supposedly – some telephone providers make…

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The best SIM only deals for business for August 2017

The rise of BYOD (bring your own device) and the growing popularity of dual-SIM handsets has made it increasingly attractive to businesses to kit their workforce with SIM cards rather than full devices. As a reminder, companies do not have to report anything to HM Revenue and Customs or deduct or pay tax and national insurance if they provide the employees with…

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O2 admits to throttling network bandwidth for EU data roamers

O2 has admitted to deliberately throttling its network as a “temporary measure” to combat the demand of Brits using free data roaming abroad. The issue was first pointed out by a punter in the UK mobile network’s support forum, who noted that within a month of the EU abolishing roaming charges on June 15, he was unable to use 4G services and was experiencing…

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O2 Slovakia introduces travel insurance service

O2 Slovakia has introduced a new travel insurance service. The smart travel insurance automatically switches on when the phone enters roaming and switches off again when coming back to Slovakia. Activation of the service is free and costs EUR 2 a day for one person and EUR 3 a day for a family. READ MORE: Orange Slovakia replaces tariffs to comply with Roam Like…

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Telefonica, McAfee partner for O2 Business Protect

In times of global cyber attacks, protecting sensitive data is more important than ever before. With O2 Business Protect, Telefónica in Germany offers cross-device virus protection for all devices within a company. Particularly with regard to the various and constantly emerging cyber threats, the protection against data loss and unauthorized data access is essential core elements of O2 Business Protect…

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Before Roam-like-Home-Start: roaming chaos at o2

Unlike in the Mein-o2 app, o2 has not yet implemented the new EU roaming after customer observations. Despite regulated tariff the data usage according to the old EU Roaming Flat was billed On Thursday, June 15, the new EU regulation on the regulation of international roaming will enter into force within the European Union. Mobile customers should then be able…

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Which is the best Mobile Network operator in the Germany?

Since E-Plus has been taken over by Telefónica last year, there are only three mobile networks: Telekom, Vodafone and O2. We sent our testers through Germany and checked the quality of the network connections. Conclusion: Thanks to LTE, all mobile phone networks have become better. But especially outside of cities, the quality between them continues to differ significantly. Deutsche Telekom…

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