Syniverse

Roaming bundles putting operator revenues at risk – report

A study undertaken by roaming specialist Syniverse, in partnership with the Strategic Economic Engineering Corp (SEEC) has shed some light on the extent to which consumers are willing to churn when considering roaming fees. The study, which polled 2,000 mobile consumers across the US, UK and Germany, revealed that 47% of consumers feel current roaming services are too expensive.

Syniverse divests Mach assets to Starhome

Mobile solutions and services provider Syniverse has agreed to sell, almost in its entirety, Mach’s data clearing and Near Real-Time Roaming Data Exchange (NRTRDE) business within the European Economic Area.

EU looking at roaming marketplace

Legislation being passed through European Court could radically change the EU roaming market and see operators competing for the business of travellers and the creation of an EU-wide “roaming marketplace”.

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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