African telecoms to abolish roaming rates

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Phone calls across African borders could become cheaper, as ministers have discussed making an agreement to scrap roaming charges reports The East African.

This emerged from a meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (comesa), which has been taking place in Lusaka, Zambia, it adds.

Ecowas, which is a group of 15 West African states, agreed to abolish phone roaming fees from the beginning of 2018, the newspaper reports.

The wider agreement could be between 40 countries.

CNN

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