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AT&T inches forward with its plan to combine Mexico, US networks

When AT&T bought up Mexican operators Iusacell and Nextel in January it promised to create a pan-American mobile footprint covering 400 million people. AT&T still isn’t quite at the point where it’s running a single ‘home’ network that spans the … Continue reading

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Europe will ban roaming fees — though you’re in for a wait

The end of international roaming fees in Europe is in sight, though it’s still a bit off in the distance. The European Parliament voted to abolish roaming fees within its border, but we’ll have to wait until the June 15 … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi calling: What it is and when to use it

U.K. and U.S. mobile consumers have probably noticed a lot of buzz from their carriers about Wi-Fi calling, which, simply put, lets you route phone calls over your phone’s Wi-Fi data connection using voice over IP rather than use the … Continue reading

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National Roaming: How much impact would it actually have?

Note: An earlier version of this post contained a graph which contained a small error. It has now been updated This weekend, Sajid Javid, the minister for Culture, Media and Sport announced plans to engage in talks with mobile operators … Continue reading

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Why Roaming Costs Are Unjustified

When you go on the OpenSignal website (which I’m sure is as much an integral part of your morning routine as making a cup of coffee) the first thing you see is our coverage map – a dappled net draped … Continue reading

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