International Telecom Union plans cut on mobile phone roaming charges…….PREMIUM TIMES

Mobile roaming charges across countries, especially for Nigerian consumers usually cost a fortune.
Telecomm operators in Nigeria have approved some measure to decrease the exorbitant tariff charged for mobile roaming across countries, the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, said on Wednesday.
The ITU Secretary-General, Hamadoun Toure, said this in a statement, adding that the measure – ‘Recommendation ITU-T D.98′ -would represent the first internationally-agreed step towards lowering roaming costs.