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Dubai: DCH reports to local Regulator on ‘Silent Roaming’

August 29th, 2016|0 Comments

DCH, in clearing the kinds of big data MNOs have around International Roaming, have a […]

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SmartNation: Singapore, USA trial Connected cities Wi-Fi project

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Selected visitors from Singapore and U.S. can enjoy free public Wi-Fi when they visit each […]

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Ireland: CSO seeks to use mobile roaming data for tourism statistics

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Central Statistics Office of Ireland has sought a change in EU law to allow […]

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Launched today: SIM BOX Detection Vendor Performance 2016

August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

19/08/2016 London ROCCO is pleased to announce a new Research Project for Operators. For the […]

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China Mobile to scrap Domestic Roaming fees to focus on 4G

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

China Mobile Communications Corp, the country’s largest telecom operator, said it will scrap domestic roaming […]

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UK: Confusion reigns over travel bolt-ons and charging

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

O2 UK mobile users heading abroad should check if the travel bolt-on package, automatically charged […]

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ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research 2016

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research 2016

London 16/08/2016 ROCCO Partners with UROS […]

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Spanish Regulators request pardon for EU Roaming Regulations

August 13th, 2016|0 Comments

From the Spanish Press (TIC BEAT) , translated into English by ROCCO.

CNMC has issued a […]

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Facebook’s “Express Wi-Fi” starts testing in India

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Facebook has confirmed that it is in the early stages of testing a wi-fi service […]

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20GB a second: Telstra prepares for 5G

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Telstra will next month conduct trials of 5G technology using Ericsson’s 5G radio test bed.

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Be careful of Anti-Steering, CRA warns Roamers

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has said it wants to create awareness among consumers in […]

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Safaricom Kenya Drops Roaming Charges By Up to 99%

August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Following successful negotiations with its global network of partners, Safaricom reduced roaming charges for calls […]

ROCCO News

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ROCCO Research: Projects currently live

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Support us in researching our industry
For each of our roaming surveys you complete we send […]

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Launched today: SIM BOX Detection Vendor Performance 2016

August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

19/08/2016 London ROCCO is pleased to announce a new Research Project for Operators. For the […]

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ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research 2016

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research 2016

London 16/08/2016 ROCCO Partners with UROS […]

Headlines from our Research team

Through the insights we receive from Mobile Operators, ROCCO Research uncovers trends in Roaming process performance and new industry requirements. These slides come directly from our Research Reports available from our Research Store.
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Training News

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SMS Firewall Strategy Masterclasses coming this autumn

New Masterclasses for MNOs announced this autumn focus on helping […]

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New IOT Negotiation and Strategy Masterclasses from ROCCO

It’s our pleasure to introduce two new strategic/analytical training courses […]

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ROCCO New Product: Roaming Strategy Masterclass Dubai November 2015

Roaming Strategy Masterclass: 3 days of Training, Strategic Data, Activity […]

Tourism Status

Tourism is an activity essential to the life of people and nations “because of its direct effects on the social, cultural, educational, and economic sectors of national societies and on their international relations.”* So its very important were able to be as productive as possible with the best quality that technology will allow.
51 Million more tourists in 2014 than 2013.  1,138 Tourist Arrivals 2014 in Millions (with a growth of 4.7% increase on 2013).
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2014 International Tourist Arrivals in Millions (United Nations World Tourism Organisation 2015)
Middle East 4%
Africa 5%
Americas 16%
Asia & the Pacific 23%
Europe 52%
Expected Growth in 2015

For 2015 UNWTO forecasts International Tourist arrivals to grow between 3%-4%. By Region Growth is expected to be higher.

Middle East 3%
Africa 5%
Americas 4%
Asia & the Pacific 4%
Europe 3%

LTE Status

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Research News

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ROCCO Research: Projects currently live

Support us in researching our industry
For each of our roaming surveys you complete we send you a free exclusive Executive […]

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Launched today: SIM BOX Detection Vendor Performance 2016

19/08/2016 London ROCCO is pleased to announce a new Research Project for Operators. For the 2nd year we will repeat […]

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ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research 2016

ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research 2016

London 16/08/2016 ROCCO Partners with UROS for Roaming Bill Shock Research […]

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How Brexit will affect International Roaming globally

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The UK press has featured many articles about how British people who want to leave the EU (and will vote […]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis explained

September 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

In September 2015, the body of a three-year-old Syrian boy was found floating on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. […]

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What is Virtual Reality and how might it effect Travel…

August 18th, 2015|0 Comments

As Roaming strategists, we know there will come a time when the ability to “Roam” without all the pain of […]

Video

Move (2011) by Rick Mereki

Here at ROCCO HQ we know everyone who works in Roaming is inspired by travel. This video always inspires us because it so simply and effectively shows what travel is all about. Rick Mereki is an independent film-maker based in Melbourne Australia. He shot to fame in August 2011 after releasing three short films; MOVE, EAT and LEARN that he created with Tim White and Andrew Lees. Bio by Wikipedia.

Dubai Flow Motion in 4K (2015) by Rob Whitworth

Rob whit worth said “My first impressions of Dubai were consumed with the spectacle of super tall buildings jutting out of the desert sands, however the lasting impression was the wonder of the desert, and its importance to the Emirati people”. Thats exactly how we feel we see the contracts in this amazing land. A true travel experience.