East Africa to scrap roaming charges by year-end

Tuesday 15 July 2014 | 09:32 CET | News
East African countries Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan have mutually agreed to adopt a regional telecommunications framework for a "One Area Network" by 31 December. The project is being implemented as a result of resolutions agreed during the 5th Heads of State Summit for the Northern Corridor Integration Projects held in Nairobi in May. The regional framework will see calls originating and terminating within the region exempt from international and roaming surcharges. Subscribers travelling within the member states will be charged as local subscribers on the visited country network.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Africa
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Much appreciations to the East African community for this wonderful agreement. We are eagerly waiting for the plan to be implemented
Zack Rotich @ 19/11/2014 - 19:23

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