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Informing consumers about the costs of roaming services and alternative services available for roaming

What it is

The International Mobile Roaming (IMR) Code sets out minimum consumer information standards for outbound IMR and details initiatives to improve transparency of IMR prices and how to use IMR services.


The purpose of the code is to ensure consumers are more informed about the costs of using roaming services and information about other alternative services available to them, to enable consumers to better manage their overall costs whilst roaming.

Who it applies to

New Zealand mobile phone network operators who choose to sign-up to the code.

Who it affects

Consumers who want to use mobile roaming whilst travelling overseas.

Document status

Document type: Self-regulated code

Document version: 2nd edition. May 2014.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 7 September 2016