Verizon Business has unveiled a service designed to cut international mobile roaming costs for multinationals by using fixed-mobile convergence technologies and VoIP services.
on 05/12/2010 – Made popular on 05/12/2010
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MobilityThe Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released for comment a draft International Mobile Roaming (IMR) standard that aims to improve consumer understanding of unexpected high charges incurred when using their mobile phones and other devices overseas.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: NetworkingTelstra Global has launched an IP Exchange (IPX) designed support international roaming for voice and data traffic, to enable mobile operators to provide users with end-to-end SLAs across multiple networks and to support applications that they can offer to end users without having to make up front investments to host these on their own infrastruc
A new report from the OECD into international mobile roaming charges says that government regulation may be the only way to ensure that consumers are not charged unreasonable rates to use their mobile phones outside their home country.
I'm on the Verizon network in the States, and will be traveling to Seoul, Korea next month for 3 weeks. I have an unlocked smart phone, & I was looking into buying or renting a local SIM card when I got to Korea. Or, using an International plan from Verizon... Verizon offered its. 'Global Plan', which costs $4.99 to set up, plus $25 for initial 100 MB data.
The Asia Pacific Telecommunity - a body representing almost every government telecoms department in the region - is tackling the persistent problem of exorbitant mobile roaming charges with a three day workshop in Brisbane.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: MobilityUK-based Globalgig has launched an international data roaming service - available initially only in the UK, US and Australia - for which users pay rates comparable to domestic data.