Monday, 10 December 2018

Telcos can make money from roaming, but alternative providers could struggle

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 25 September 14

Industry watchers debate the future of mobile roaming as the EU changes tack on forcing price cuts.

European telecoms operators still have the opportunity to make money from roaming services, particularly if they can persuade more people to use their phones while travelling abroad, but it seems unlikely that alternative roaming providers will be able to break into the market. Many mobile users in the EU turn off their phones – or at the very least disable data roaming – when they are overseas…

European telecoms operators still have the opportunity to make money from roaming services, particularly if they can persuade more people to use their phones while travelling abroad, but it seems unlikely that alternative roaming providers will be able to break into the market. Many mobile users in the EU turn off their phones – or at the very least disable data roaming – when they are overseas…

TT PREMIUM CONTENT

If you are a subscriber login here


To access premium content you need to upgrade your account. To find out more click here

Since you're here...

...the Telecoms industry is characterised by constant change and evolution. That's why it's crucial for telecoms professionals to keep up-to-date with what is happening. Join 35,000+ of your peers and sign up to our free newsletter service today, to be in the know about what is going on. PLUS, as a member you can submit your own press releases!

See all membership options

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry