Telcos may underestimate the risk of leakages caused by a combination of 5G network slicing and mobile IoT devices.
Test call vendor Araxxe has shared data about 3,665 charging errors they found on behalf of 61 telcos over the last three years.
Legions of customers took to Twitter after being incorrectly charged thousands of pounds for data roaming within the European Union.
It is unwise to assume a new wholesale roaming deal will always work as expected.
GVG is being employed to implement a pan-African roaming settlement platform. Will it stop fraud and prevent African telecoms revenue being leaked overseas?
Two recent stories in the UK press show how everyone hopes network operators will suffer the cost of other people’s mistakes.
The EU’s roam like home policy may amplify the cost of telecoms fraud because of the impact of wholesale charges.
Harmonizing roaming rates is a popular policy with Europeans, but will immediately increase fraud and reduce long-term investment.
A consumer affairs website had to tell iD Mobile about price restrictions on calls made whilst roaming in the EU.
TeleChoice wanted AUD191,000 (USD151,000) from a customer whose SIM was used to make hundreds of calls per hour.