COMESA agrees deal to abolish phone roaming charges

Monday 9 October 2017 | 10:36 CET | News
Members of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) have agreed to abolish telephone roaming charges in the bloc, reports Business Daily. The bloc said in a final report that although pricing of voice services in many African countries was becoming competitive and comparable with the rest of the world, the cost of broadband continued to be out of reach of most people. It said that users in Africa paid on average 25 percent of monthly gross national income (GNI) per capita on mobile calls compared with 11 percent in other developing nations. 

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