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EU parliament puts an end to roaming

EU parliament puts an end to roaming

9th Apr 2014 Press Release Travel Technology News

From December 2015, it will be illegal for telecom companies to charge customers more when they use their phone outside their home country. The vote supports the ‘Connected Continent’ regulation proposed in September 2013, which aims to create a single market for telecoms in European Union.

Low cost international data roaming in Asia and Australia

Low cost international data roaming in Asia and Australia

5th Apr 2014 Press Release Travel Technology News

Uros announces it now provides low cost, high speed, secure mobile internet connectivity through its mobile Wi-Fi hotspot Goodspeed , in 11 new destinations across Asia. These new regions include Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

Three cuts roaming charges in United States

Three cuts roaming charges in United States

5th Dec 2013 Travel Technology News

Three has extended its ‘Feel At Home’ mobile roaming offering so customers can now travel to the USA and an additional three places and stay in touch with friends and family back home. Feel At Home provides a simple and affordable way for the 5.5 million Brits who visit the US each year to use their phone or tablet as they would do in the UK without incurring international roaming charges. 

British business travellers spurning potential of mobile apps

British business travellers spurning potential of mobile apps

A new study has revealed that, although the vast majority currently making use of mobile apps on the road agree it improves the experience, nearly two in five people whom travel regularly for work are not using them. The most popular tools used by UK business travellers who do use mobile apps on the road are maps like Google or Bing and social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Nearly 2 in 5 smartphone users accessed travel content from their device in July

Nearly 2 in 5 smartphone users accessed travel content from their device in July

5th Sep 2012 Press Release Travel Technology News

comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study of U.S. smartphone travel behaviors based on data from its comScore Mobile Metrix 2.0 service. The study found that nearly 40 million consumers accessed travel sites or apps from their smartphone in July 2012, reaching 37 percent of the smartphone population. TripAdvisor Media Group led as the largest travel property with a smartphone audience of 6.7 million visitors, followed by Expedia Inc. with 6 million visitors and Southwest Airlines with 4.1 million visitors.

Breaking Travel News talks tech with InterGlobe Technologies boss

Breaking Travel News talks tech with InterGlobe Technologies boss

15th Feb 2012 Focus

Technology continues to permeate the travel industry at a faster rate than ever, with the online space, social media, self-service options and mobile technologies dictating the way that travellers are choosing to book their holidays. Breaking Travel News sits down with Vipul Doshi‚ Chief Executive Officer‚ InterGlobe Technologies to find out whether the travel industry is fully embracing new technologies and to discuss future travel technology trends.