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  • International roaming explained – Arab World May 1, 2013 The Arab World’s mobile market is rapidly expanding, both in subscriber numbers and traffic. Roaming services, however, are still emerging. Countries within the region are in different stages of economic development, with significant differences in inflation rates, currency exchanges and labour costs. Additionally, the GDP per capita in some Arab countries is up to 41 times higher than others in the region. This brochure explains the technical side of mobile roaming and investigates price trends, the impact of regulation and best practice. To find out more, download the brochure: Arab World – International roaming explained – English
  • International roaming explained – Africa September 1, 2012 Africa continues to be the fastest growing mobile market in the world. Roaming services, however, are still emerging. Countries within the region are in different stages of economic development, with significant differences in inflation rates, currency exchanges, labour costs and GDP per capita. The GDP per capita in some sub-Saharan African countries can be up to 195 times higher than others in the region. This brochure explains the technical side of mobile roaming and investigates price trends, the impact of regulation and best practice for international roaming. To find out more, download the brochure: Africa – International roaming explained – English
  • International roaming explained – Latin America August 14, 2012 In Latin America the mobile environment is growing, both in subscribers and data traffic; however, roaming services are still emerging. Latin American countries are in different stages of economic development, with significant differences in inflation rates, currency exchanges, labor costs and GDP per capita. GDP per capita in some countries is up to 12 times higher than in others. Additionally, compared with regions such as Europe, roaming penetration in Latin America is small. Just seven per cent of the region’s population traveled abroad in 2011. Roaming use and its relevance as a service for mobile users varies significantly across the region. As a result, up to 90 per cent of roaming traffic from the region is business-related. Within Latin America, there are around 500 operator roaming agreements and this number is growing. As commerce and tourism develop, more roaming routes are ...
  • International roaming explained – Asia Pacific August 10, 2012 The mobile environment is growing in the Asia Pacific region, both in subscribers and data traffic. Roaming services, however, are still being established. The Asia Pacific mobile market is evolving in different ways to other parts of the world, with new lower-income subscribers and multi-SIM ownership driving the trend. For more information on roaming in the Asia Pacific region, download the brochure: Asia – International roaming explained (English)

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