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Mobile roaming costs in Aus and NZ to be regulated

Stephanie McDonald | Feb. 13, 2013
The report revealed phone calls can range from $2 to $8.50 per minute and text messages can cost around 75 cents.

In December last year the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced it was seeking comment on a draft international mobile roaming standard to prevent bill shock when consumers are overseas.

In August this year Senator Stephen Conroy, communications minister, tasked the ACMA with implementing an international mobile roaming standard.

ACMA must develop a standard by May 2013.

 

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