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Kyrgyzstan mobile operators grow roaming revenues

Revenues of Kyrgyzstan mobile operators from roaming services totaled KGS 2.6 billion in the first half of this year, reports Tazabek citing Maksat Dzhylyshbayev, the deputy chairman of the State ICT Committee.  Revenues of the mobile operators from roaming services totaled KGS 1.1 billion in 2018 and KGS 928 million in 2017. The four Kyrgyzstan mobile operators paid KGS 2.986 ... Read More »

UK mobile operators face bloody noses on rural roaming

The UK government is keen to encourage mobile operators to work together to improve rural connectivity and this week a select group of MPs issued a threat warning to the industry: sort out an agreement between you by the end of this year or we will push for the regulator to impose enforced rural roaming. “Relying on competition between the ... Read More »

Beeline launches new roaming data packs

Russian mobile operator Beeline has introduced two new roaming packages. Prepaid subscribers using the ‘Unlimited Internet When Roaming’ and ‘Everything For 1800 + Roaming’ options are offered 500 MB mobile data traffic for RUB 1,000 or a 1 GB package for RUB 1,500. The package enables continued use of mobile internet services at unlimited speed when roaming.  Share this post ... Read More »

LG Uplus, China Unicom team on 5G roaming

<!– <!– LG Uplus, China Unicom team on 5G roaming – Mobile World Live 17 SEP 2019 South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus partnered with China Unicom to offer roaming service for its 5G customers travelling in China. The operators began roaming trials in China in June and completed network integration tests in mid-August. LG ... Read More »

LG Uplus to launch 5G roaming service in China with Unicom

South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus has announced plans to launch a 5G roaming service in China in partnership with a state-run operator China Unicom. LG Uplus started a service trial on 16 September, for its 5G customers visiting China, Yonhap news agency reports. The full-fledged mobile service is scheduled for commercial launch in late September, when China Unicom will ... Read More »

LG Uplus Launches 5G Roaming Service in China

LG Uplus provides a 5G telecom roaming service in China in partnership with China Unicom. LG Uplus announced on Sept. 16 that it has partnered with China Unicom, a Chinese mobile operator, to provide a 5G telecom roaming service in China. LG Uplus started a tentative 5G roaming service in China from midnight on Sept. 16. The service will be officially launched in late ... Read More »

Mobile roaming: What will happen to charges after Brexit?

In June 2017 the European Union scrapped additional charges for roaming on smartphones when you travel to another EU country. Roaming is when you use your mobile phone abroad. Since 2017, UK consumers have, within reason, been able to use the minutes, texts and data included on their mobile phone tariffs when travelling in the EU. The same is true ... Read More »

Major South Korean Mobile Carrier Launches Blockchain Project

Union Mobile, the fourth-largest mobile carrier in South Korea, announced the launch of its blockchain project called ELYNET. Using blockchain to make communication more efficient  On Sept. 11, Union Mobile announced that ELYNET aims to use blockchain technology to make telecommunications more efficient for those users who rely on a single carrier for telecom service. ELYNET will purportedly allow users ... Read More »