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Saudi Arabia to grant new MVNO licences in 2020

  Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has announced that it will open up the Saudi market to new mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in a bid to increase competition and drive innovation in the mobile communications sector. Prospective applicants will have until the 10th May 2020 to submit their applications for an MVNO licence to the country’s telecoms ... Read More »

West Africa to remove roaming charges from January 2020

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says its citizens travelling within the sub-region will from January 2020 pay no roaming charges, following the implementation of the ECOWAS Roaming Initiative, reports Ghanaweb. The initiative is aimed at creating an enabling environment for the international mobile roaming market to ensure affordable access to roaming services for voice, SMS and data.  ... Read More »

Gabon and Congo sign mobile roaming MoU

16 Oct 2019 The heads of Gabon’s Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Posts (l’Agence de Regulation des Communications Electroniques et des Postes, ARCEP) and the Republic of Congo’s Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Post (L’Agence de Regulation des Postes et des Communications Electroniques, ARPCE) have signed a MoU to introduce free mobile roaming between the two countries no ... Read More »

BSNL Suspended International Wi-Fi Roaming Services In Two Circles

        News oi-Priyanka Dua | Published: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 15:45 [IST] Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has suspended its International Wi-Fi roaming service in two circles- Chennai and Tamil Nadu. However, the operator has not given the exact reason for the suspension. The operator has also issued a statement that says “The International Wi-Fi roaming service ... Read More »

No roaming charges for ECOWAS citizens beginning January 2020

Business News of Wednesday, 16 October 2019 Source: www.dailygraphic.com Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) citizens travelling within the sub-region will from January 2020 enjoy no roaming charges following the implementation of the ECOWAS Roaming Initiative. The initiative is aimed at creating an enabling environment for the international mobile roaming market to ensure ... Read More »

Truemove Thailand offers inflight data roaming bundle with Aeromobile

Panasonic Avionics subsidiary, AeroMobile, and telecommunications operator TrueMove Thailand partnered to launch an inflight data roaming bundle for their customers. The inflight bundle, which commercially launched in September, will add inflight mobility to TrueMove Thailand’s roaming packages. Customers who subscribe to the inflight service will be able to use their mobile phones to browse the internet, send and receive emails, ... Read More »

GigSky Makes Pixel 4 Roaming Easier With eSIM Support

(NatalyaBurova / iStock / Getty Images Plus) With Google announcing the Pixel 4 later today, it looks like the Pixel’s previously crippled dual-SIM functionality will finally be usable. GigSky, a global roaming SIM provider, told us exclusively this morning that it will support the new Pixel 4, making it by far the easiest pay-as-you-go option so far for people who ... Read More »