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Will Embedded SIM Cards Relieve Corporate Travel Roaming Charges?

A feature in the iPhones that Apple unveiled this month could drastically reduce high international mobile roaming charges, a major hidden cost of business travel. The Apple XS, XS Max and XR phones include embedded subscriber identification modules, or eSIMs. Price per minute of talk time on foreign trips typically is measured in dollars rather than cents, but an eSIM ... Read More »

JackRabbot 2 is Stanford’s friendly new campus-roaming social robot

Previous Next Amanda Law Amanda Law Boasting a human-friendly appearance, with a two-fingered arm, squat body, and large cartoonish eyes, you could be forgiven for thinking that JackRabbot 2 is a character from some as-yet-unannounced sequel to Pixar’s WALL-E. In fact, it’s a real robot created by researchers at Stanford University — which was first shown off at an on-campus ... Read More »

Romania fines Vodafone, Orange Romania for breaches of roaming regulation

Romania’s telecommunications authority Ancom fined Vodafone and Orange Romania with a total of RON 180,000 for breaches in the enforcement of the ‘Roam like at home’ regulation. Vodafone was fined RON 30,000 as it didn’t notify its end-users on amendments to contract provisions regarding the conditions of providing the roaming service. However, the operator managed to fix identified breaches before ... Read More »

Roaming charges on their way back: MLA

The likely end of surcharge-free mobile phone roaming less than two years since it was introduced is another of the potentially negative financial consequences of Brexit for ordinary citizens, according to Foyle MLA Mark H. Durkan. He made the appraisal after the British government published a notice acknowledging that in the event of ‘no deal’ on Brexit, mobile phone roaming ... Read More »

Ucom starts mobile data roaming promo in Russia

Armenian mobile operator Ucom has introduced a promotion for mobile internet roaming services in Russia. The services are available for AMD 5 per MB rate instead of the standard AMD 15 per MB rate. The offer is available to those connecting to the network of the Russian mobile operator Megafon by 31 January.  Share this post if you enjoyed! 🙂 ... Read More »

MTS drops on-net roaming charges for legacy tariffs

Russian mobile operator MTS said that it will scrap on-net roaming charges for subscribers on its legacy tariffs from 30 September. From then, on-net calls will be provided under the same terms as in their home region, even when they are  traveling elsewhere in the country. The operator has already discontinued roaming charges for subscribers using most other tariffs. Scrapping ... Read More »

How to use global roaming on the dual SIM iPhone Xs, Xs Max and XR

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Brexit could see mobile roaming fees rocket

Mobile phone roaming charges could spike after Brexit A ROSLEA councillor has revealed that he declined to renew his contract with a UK mobile phone company because of the uncertainty regarding roaming charges as a Brexit deadline looms.In recent days the Government has warned that mobile phone bills for customers living near the border could spike after Brexit.Papers setting out ... Read More »