Thursday, 23 November 2017

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…

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