European Union Moves Forward With Plans to Eliminate Roaming Charges in 2017

European Commission members met on Wednesday to discuss draft rules intended to eliminate roaming charges in the European Union as of June 15, 2017.

The Commission said it is determined to put an end to roaming charges commonly billed by carriers when a customer calls, sends messages, or uses data on their mobile device while abroad in the European Union, outside of their primary country of residence, subject to proportionate checks for abusive usage.

European regulators have proposed a “Roam like at Home” solution that would allow travelers to call, text, and browse the web on their mobile devices when abroad in the European Union for no extra charge than the price they pay at home. It is not intended to be used for permanent roaming.

“Roam like at Home” is aimed at people who travel in the European Union for work or leisure. “They spend more time at home than they do abroad, and they make most of their calls, texts and use data in their home country,” the Commission explained. Continue reading European Union Moves Forward With Plans to Eliminate Roaming Charges in 2017

WeChat Free 7 days Global Calling for Thanksgiving

WeChat is offering a 7 days Free Global Calling for Thanksgiving celebration.

WeChat Free Global Calling for Thanksgiving

In celebration of Thanksgiving, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to you, our users.  Starting today, WeChat users outside China will receive one week of free global calling on WeChat Out!

That’s right. As you are enjoying your delicious Thanksgiving meal, share your thanks by calling loved ones in more than 100 countries and regions – absolutely free. Continue reading WeChat Free 7 days Global Calling for Thanksgiving

Celcom First Postpaid Plan

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Since Maxis launched the first Unlimited Call and SMS plan in Malaysia year ago – MaxisOne 128, followed by DiGi SmartPlan Unlimited and U Mobile Hero Postpaid, finally Celcom has launched its own Unlimited plan – Celcom First Gold, and recently it has revised from RM 100 to RM 80 per month (plus GST 6%).

Plan First Blue First Gold
Monthly Fees RM 45 RM 80
Package Includes
Call (All Networks) 50 minutes Unlimited
Charging Block 30 seconds
SMS (All Networks) 50 SMS Unlimited
Monthly Internet 2 GB 5 GB
Weekend Internet 500 MB x 4 1.25GB x 4
WiFi Plus N/A 5 GB
Carry Forward Unused Internet 2 GB 4 GB
Exceed Quota
Call (All Networks)  RM 0.20/minute Free
Charging Block 30 seconds
SMS (All Networks) RM 0.20/SMS Free
Monthly Internet Throttle 64kbps
Other Features
Internet Bonus
Total bill (excluding roaming charges) exceeds RM100 and above 500 MB
Total bill (excluding roaming charges) exceeds RM220 and above 1 GB
Total bill (excluding roaming charges) exceeds RM225 and above 1 GB
Total bill (excluding roaming charges) exceeds RM500 and above 2 GB 2 GB
Supplementary Line FIRST 1+5
Auto Debit / Auto Billing 5% off total bill

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