Operators lay groundwork for global LTE roaming

Verizon plans to offer LTE roaming in several countries early next year, with other operators also planning to roll out the service

By , IDG News Service |  Networking

Operators also want to get their hands on data revenue that is lost when subscribers travel abroad and connect using local Wi-Fi networks.

"Today business users spend a lot of money on Wi-Fi connectivity in hotels and at airports when roaming abroad, and operators should really [be able] to capture that revenue," Newman said.

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