International Roaming Charges Featured on BBC World

INTUG was invited to take part in a BBC World Service radio program today which featured an item on international roaming charges.

Europe to Enjoy Twice as Much 4G Spectrum as US

The European Commission yesterday decided to add another 120 MHz to the radio spectrum portfolio for 4G technologies, such as LTE around the 2GHz band.

Snapshot of Worldwide Broadband Deployment Released

The ITU and UNESCO backed Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its first country-by-country snapshot of the state of broadband deployment worldwide.

ITU Takes Action to Cut Roaming Charges

Last week the ITU adopted a new recommendation aimed at preventing bill shock for mobile customers using roaming services.

EC Proposes Radio Spectrum Sharing for Improved Efficiency

Last week the European Commission unveiled plans to deal with the exponential growth in mobile and wireless data traffic by enabling wireless technologies, including broadband, to share the use of the radio spectrum. Such an approach would lead to greater mobile network capacity, cheaper wireless broadband, and new markets such as tradable secondary rights for […]

Asia-Pacific Should Adopt Digital Agenda

INTUG was recently invited to lead an Industry Round Table at the Apectel meeting in St Petersburg, Russia. APEC’s goal is to improve the development and regional integration of the countries in the Asia-Pacific area.

INTUG Responds to Decoupling and Wholesale Roaming Access Consultation

Today INTUG published its submission (PDF) to BEREC’s consultation on decoupling and wholesale roaming access. Simplicity of use and charging as well as simplicity and minimization of cost and resource for operators must be the overriding aim. Any measures taken should be temporary, paving the way to elimination of premium charging for international use of […]

INTUG Responds to BEREC Consultation on Net Neutrality

Yesterday INTUG published its response (PDF) to BEREC’s consultation on net neutrality.

Kroes Turns Her Back on Competition

The Vice President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes has announced her willingness to allow regulatory holidays for Next Generation Networks and to continue costly access conditions for legacy networks.

INTUG Publishes Paper on Dysfunctional Mobile Market

INTUG just published a new position paper on the shortcomings of the international market for mobile services. The publication is intended as a call to action for regulators, multinational customers (MNCs) and mobile operators. A truly international approach to services for business users would offer a host of benefits for all players – and even […]