roaming charges

Deal struck to abolish EU roaming charges

Deal struck to abolish EU roaming charges

 A deal to abolish mobile phone roaming charges in the European Union in 2017 has been struck in Brussels, officials said Tuesday.

Jun 30, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Unlimited roaming on mobile, rail ticket on SMS comes into effect

Free mobile roaming on payment of a fixed fee and booking of rail tickets through SMS, both the decisions taken last week by the government, will be implemented from today.

Jul 01, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Unlimited mobile roaming for a fixed fee from today

TRAI, however, said making national roaming completely free of charges is not practical as of now.

Jun 17, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

TRAI seeks industry view to reduce roaming call and SMS rates

Telecom regulator TRAI has floated a consultation paper to bring down the rates of mobile calls and SMSes that are currently charged from a customer on availing roaming facility.

Feb 26, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Airtel African customers need not pay roaming charges in India

Airtel customers already avail this facility across the company's mobile network in 17 African countries, not having to pay roaming charges while travelling across these countries.

Nov 15, 2012, 15:21 PM IST

No roaming charges from next year: Kapil Sibal

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that mobile phone subscribers will not have to pay roaming charges from next year.

Sep 24, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

Home Ministry raises objections on Telecom policy provisions

The policy will not be applicable in restricted areas like Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast as Home Ministry has imposed restrictions on providing roaming facilities on pre-paid mobile subscribers.

Jun 04, 2012, 17:26 PM IST

New Telecom Policy: Free roaming, portability

To boost transparency and revive growth in the scandal-hit sector, the government on Thursday approved a new telecom policy that aims to ultimately abolish roaming charges, besides relaxing Internet telephony rules.

May 31, 2012, 09:00 AM IST

I-T issues notice to Bharti-Airtel on overseas roaming ops

The Income Tax department has issued fresh notices to telecom giant Bharti Airtel in connection with taxation of overseas roaming charges for additional two financial years.

Apr 16, 2012, 18:02 PM IST