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ITU High-Level Workshop on Regulatory and Economic Aspects of Roaming Geneva, Switzerland, 23 – 24 September 2013

roaming-web.jpgThe High-Level Workshop was organized by the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) in coordination with the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB). It was addressed to senior representatives of telecommunication/ICTstakeholders. 
The objective of this High-Level Workshop was to review developments in international mobile roaming services (IMRs), by examining in particular the economic and regulatory steps which have been taken to reduce prices and improve competition in this market.
Best practices and recommendations based on the initiatives which have had positive effects in the IMRs market by lowering prices, facilitating more competition and protecting users were discussed.  The results of the ITU Report on “International Mobile Roaming services: Facilitating competition and protecting users” were presented and discussed during the Workshop.


The Workshop was attended by 120 delegates from Telecommunication/ICTs ministries, national regulatory authorities, recognized operating agencies, regional and international organizations, consumer associations and industrial bodies world-wide.