TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Roaming Charges

Re: Roaming Charges

Ken Abrams (k_abrams@[REMOVETHIS])
Fri, 16 Sep 2005 13:23:58 GMT

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> This raises a question I thought of recently, but had not bothered to
> ask anyone about. Suppose I start a cell call in local but move to a
> roaming tower during the call? Does the call get charged as roaming
> or not? What about the opposite situation, start of call is roaming
> but moves into home area during the call?

Won't happen. The call would be dropped. AFAIK, a change from "home"
to "roam" means you are changing carriers. Calls in progress are NOT
passed or handed-off from one company to another. (It appears that
they usually can't even pass from one tower to another within a

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