Malicious attackers have tried to get Israeli executives working for 20 digital currency firms to pay cryptocurrency by sending them messages after hacking their phones and stealing their identities.
Increasing competition and the lowest net increase for six years had already put pressure on Australia’s mobile carriers even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, according to new research from analyst firm, Telsyte.
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic could cost telecoms operators more than US$25 billion in lost revenue during the next nine months, with more than 650 million passenger trips to be cancelled due to the virus – accounting for over 80% of the anticipated international passenger trips that were previously forecast before the spread of the virus, according to one research firm.
The global number of roaming subscribers will reach 1.1 billion by 2024, rising from 900 million in 2020 - representing growth of 28% over the next four years -
according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Rules to better protect Australians against the bill shock that can come from high international mobile roaming charges, have been emhanced by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
Optus has added more countries to its $20 prepaid data roaming add-on.
The most generous roaming plan for Australians travelling overseas comes from Vodafone, which has just announced 80 countries are now covered, thanks to 11 new destinations.
Telstra's highest BYO plan, the L plan for $89 per month over 12 months, looks very compelling, especially for frequent international travellers who hate Telstra's $10 per day roaming charge.
Europe has overtaken the Middle East as the "top destination for outbound traffic as subscribers take advantage of seamless LTE roaming".
Vodafone's not happy, but Optus has welcomed the ACCC's decision not to mandate domestic roaming, saying it's a "clear win for regional communities".
Claiming "too many Australians to continue to miss out", Vodafone is not happy, Jan, over the ACCC's decision not to declare mobile roaming.
The ACCC reports deciding "not to declare domestic mobile roaming", but has "identified a range of regulatory and policy measures that could improve inadequate mobile phone coverage and poor quality of service in regional Australia".
Australian-listed Internet of Things data management company Buddy Platform has inked an agreement with US mobile operator T-Mobile for the provision of worldwide data connectivity for the Buddy Ohm platform.
Global mobile data roaming revenues are predicted to reach US$31 billion by 2022 — an annual increase of 8% — compared to just US$21 billion this year, according to a new research report.
Vodafone gives you roam to move, leaving you free to roam in NZ, and free to roam in the 63 other countries for $5 per day.
As Europe, Asia, North America and major regions introduce "roam like at home" packages, it’s no surprise that ridiculously high roaming revenues are falling – but will telco revenues rise again?
In the wake of its legal action against the ACCC in support of a domestic roaming declaration, Vodafone Hutchison Australia has issued a call for its mobile users in regional Australia to lobby their local federal government MP.
Every time it looks like consumers will be able to get away from the handcuffs that Telstra has around telecommunications in the country, along comes the ACCC and gives the dominant telco breathing space.
Optus is keeping up the pressure in the data-hungry mobile phone environment with its latest release of a new premium mobile plan giving customers 100GB of data.
Ovum has updated its view for the outbound Mobile Roaming market for 2015 to 2020, which is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.3% in revenue terms between 2015 and 2020, driven by data roaming growth which will offset sharp declines in voice and texting.
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