Displaying items by tag: roaming services

International data roaming provider Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills is claiming a world first with the “major milestone” establishment of an intercontinental live 5G data roaming service between Swiss operator Swisscom and South Korean carrier SK Telecom.

Australians have spent $1.4 billion in international roaming fees, prompting a call from one of the country’s larger telcos for travellers to review their phone plans ahead of the businest period for overseas travel, and to take steps to help avoid roaming charges.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is seeking public and industry input to its review of the International Mobile Roaming Standard that ensures mobile service providers give consumers information about costs for using their Australian mobile service overseas.

Published in Technology Regulation

Vodafone has created what it says is a "one-of-a-kind" roaming solution that will allow pilots with Australia’s national and international airline carrier, Qantas, to do away with filling out paperwork or relying on Wi-Fi to complete their pre- and post-flight checks.

Published in Mobility

Vodafone Hutchison Australia is taking the ACCC to the Federal Court over its recent draft decision not to declare domestic mobile roaming, claiming that the review process is flawed.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra is offering its mobile customers free Wi-Fi data at hotspots around the world with its Telstra Air service, claiming a first for a major Australian telco to make the offer available to personal mobile customers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 07 November 2016 00:01

Mobileum acquired by Audax Private Equity

Leading telco and big data analytics company Mobileum has been acquired by Boston Massachusetts-based private equity firm Audax in a deal which Mobileium says will allow it to continue to consolidate its position as a market leader in roaming systems while strengthening its rapidly growing analytics solutions portfolio.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:32

Vodafone adds more countries to $5 roaming offer

Vodafone has boosted its $5 a day roaming network offer with the addition of six new destinations – Canada, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands.

Published in Mobility

The federal government has amended telecommunications regulations which it says will give consumers greater flexibility in managing their mobile phone roaming services as well as reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens on mobile operators.

Published in Mobility

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has issued a new technical guide and online tool which it says will assist national regulatory authorities to set fair and affordable tariffs for international mobile roaming voice services.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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