U.S. carriers set up warnings to prevent 'bill shock'

Operators serving 97 percent of mobile users have agreed to send subscribers timely alerts

By , IDG News Service |  Mobile & Wireless

Authorities in other parts of the world have also tried to tackle bill shock. In February, agencies in Australia and New Zealand disclosed the findings of a study on roaming rates between the two countries. Last year, the European Parliament agreed to cap roaming rates for European mobile subscribers traveling within the region.

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage and networking technologies for The IDG News Service. Follow Stephen on Twitter at @sdlawsonmedia. Stephen's e-mail address is stephen_lawson@idg.com

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