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France Telecom could net EUR2B from Free roaming deal

France Telecom believes its roaming deal with recent market entrant Free Mobile could generate as …

EU paves way for new roaming regime

The European Union yesterday said it had reached a preliminary deal on new EU roaming …

New alliance targets automatic device authentication on Wi-Fi

The GSMA and the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) have announced they are working together on …

Mobile subscriber boost fails to prevent Telekom Austria loss

Austria-based operator group Telekom Austria achieved a 5.7 percent growth in its mobile customer base in 2011 but still made a substantial loss

CTIA promotes consumer-friendly billing practices

US wireless trade association has published guidelines to help consumeras avoid unexpected charges

EC proposes broad roaming shake-up

The EC today presented a wide-ranging plan which would significantly change the business of providing roaming services to customers. Under the terms proposed, customers would be able to sign-up for a cheaper roaming tariff, separate from their national service contract, while using the same number. Operators and MVNOs would also be given the right to use other operators’ networks in the EU at regulated wholesale prices, to encourage more operators to compete in the roaming market.

EU roaming cap comes into force

European travellers using mobile devices while away from home will have to explicitly agree to charges beyond EUR50 a month for downloading data, under European Union rules that come into force today

Europe set for new roaming tariffs

The UK Press Association notes that new maximum roaming tariffs come into force Thursday.

Adviser recommends EU court upholds roaming caps

A Wall Street Journal report notes that a legal adviser to Europe’s highest court today recommended the court uphold a Europe-wide law forcing mobile operators to cut the rates they charge for using a mobile phone abroad.