Data Roaming Charges
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Articles about Data Roaming Charges
U.S. carrier Sprint is on the hunt for more spectrum as data demand continues to rise.
As mobile device use and flexible working schedules climb, are businesses with BYOD policies heading towards data use bill shock?
The mobile operator is set to raise charges for sending and receiving calls and text messages from countries outside Europe at the end of November - with some prices set to more than double.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, two major mobile networks are joining forces to mitigate the cellular downtime caused by the damage of the storm.
Analysts say the intention to create a free mobile roaming zone is unlikely to happen given the lack of precedence and possible operator resistance as roaming fees are a source of revenue for them.
M2M industry presents huge growth opportunities but methods to ensure connectivity across geographies still piecemeal and cost issues remain unresolved, which hinder providers from scaling up operations.
While new rules mean the cost of using data in Europe is lower than ever for EU citizens, it's not always clear how to get the best deal — or even if bill shock can be avoided altogether
New data roaming laws came into effect in the UK on Sunday, putting a limit on how much operators can charge for data use on mobiles and tablets. What do their new plans look like?
The final hurdle to cheaper data roaming within the EU has been cleared, meaning that the cost of using data services, making phone calls or sending SMS messages is set to fall from 1 July
The operator will offer its prepay customers a roaming data bundle for the first time, but says the move has nothing to do with new EU retail caps
The various parts of the EU administration have thrashed out a compromise on the maximum levels people can be charged for using mobile roaming services
European antitrust commissioners have asked Deutsche Telekom, France Télécom, Telefónica, Vodafone and Telecom Italia for information on how closely they work together
The watchdog has said that operators should voluntarily introduce global roaming caps for data usage in order to reduce the number of cases of 'bill shock' experienced by customers returning home from abroad
MEPs have put forward proposals that if passed would lower the cost of data roaming across Europe further than existing European Commission proposals and increase competition among operators