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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

Celcom Revised & Increase Prepaid SMS Rate


If you are Celcom prepaid subscribers, you should have know current Celcom prepaid plan is XPAX24. Although the current one is XPAX24, but if you’re X2 or Xpax (15pax) subscribers, you’re allowed to maintain your current plan until further notice or whenever you want to convert to XPAX24.

I understand why you want to keep your current plan instead of converting to XPAX24, especially 15pax, because 15pax gives (soon will become history) you RM 0.005/sms to the numbers belongs to Celcom networks.


However, effective from 2nd October 2014 onwards, all previous/old Celcom prepaid plans sms rate will be increased to RM 0.02/sms to Celcom networks and RM 0.08/sms to other networks. The new rates are same as the current XPAX24. Continue reading Celcom Revised & Increase Prepaid SMS Rate