세계의 로밍 요금 추적 조사
Global Roaming Tariff Tracker and Analysis
로밍은 통신사업자가 매력적인 on-net 요금과 알기 쉬운 요금 체계로 전환하고 있음에도 불구하고, 특히 소비자 시장에서 복잡하고 가격이 높은 것으로 생각되고 있습니다.
세계 주요 서비스 프로바이더가 제공하는 각종 로밍(Roaming) 요금에 대해 조사했으며, 음성 통화 및 데이터 요금과 번들 서비스 가격에 대한 상세한 정보를 전해드립니다.
Roaming prices have confronted criticism in recent years and are undergoing significant changes at this present time. The European Commission has imposed regulation to the pricing of voice roaming charges and it saw the introduction of capped wholesale and retail voice prices for calls made within the EU on 30th August 2007, followed by capped SMS prices in July 2009 and wholesale and retail data prices also with further prices changes each year thereafter including SMS. Roaming is to be abolished in the EU at the end of 2015, with many operators already offering roam like home options.
Roaming especially in the consumer market has been perceived as complex and expensive, despite operators having moved to attractive on-net pricing and easier-to-understand pricing structures, roaming prices often still hit the headlines with users especially when using data, receive invoices of high amounts.
Findings reveal that offerings have increased through the launch of bundles and special schemes for both voice and data services. Both voice and data calls price changes have been mainly downward with some operators increasing rates to non-European destinations. Operators continue to seek to introduce innovative offers to help for the compensation of the potential loss in revenue from the imposed regulation.
Default (standard roaming) prices for: