homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 23.23.12.202
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / Local / Foo
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: incrediBILL & lawman

Foo Forum

    
Global roaming charges - what do you pay in your region?
Whitey

WebmasterWorld Senior Member whitey us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4603770 posted 6:47 am on Aug 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

Global roaming charges for data, texts and calls is a sore point for Australians travelling overseas, and is the subject of ongoing investigation including this one : [amta.org.au...]

Today, 2 of the big 3 carriers announced a reduction in charges : [zdnet.com...] Still looks mighty expensive to me. Telstra, a major carrier here cites it as one of the most profitable sectors of it's massive enterprise.

Are folks ranting in your region as well? What are they saying and have the regulators started to probe the apparent price gouging of those carriers.

 

vivalasvegas

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4603770 posted 9:36 am on Aug 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

Europe has quite reasonable roaming rates: 24 and 7 eurocents for outgoing and incoming calls respectively. To these rates you add VAT. Broadband access is still expensive.

graeme_p

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4603770 posted 7:26 am on Aug 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

That is within EU? What do you pay outside the EU?

The problem is that there is no real competition - very few people look at roaming rates when they choose a carrier.

In many cases the best solution is to get a per-paid local connection. In most countries as SIM is free of cheap - of course you to ensure your phone is not locked.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Local / Foo
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved