bill shock

bill shock

The unwanted surprise of a large monthly bill. Bill shock is most often associated with mobile phones when users incur excessive roaming charges while traveling.
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To avoid data bill shock for post-paid customers, all Shahry Smart and Mobile Broadband subscribers who use QR70 of data, on top of their main allowance, will receive a six GB Endless Internet Pack at no extra charge.
To avoid data bill shock for postpaid customers, all Shahry Smart and Mobile Broadband subscribers who use QR70 of data, on top of their main allowance, will receive a 6GB Endless Internet Pack at no extra charge.
Ooredoo customers can enjoy worry-free roaming and eliminate bill shock during the upcoming holiday season by opting for Ooredoo Passport World and selecting the country they will be travelling to through the dedicated Ooredoo Oman App.
Meron pa silang tinatawag na (They also offer) Anti Bill Shock Guarantee at Shock Proof Data Charging, pero sa huli ay shocking pa rin ang buwanang bill natin (but in the end, our bills end up shocking),' Poe said.
The night packs have an inbuilt feature to prevent any bill shock to the customers.
A Three spokesman said: "In March 2014, we introduced new price plans giving customers more options in the size of their data and voice bundles, as well as limits and alerts to prevent bill shock.
Enables Real Time Credit Control and Bill Shock prevention, supporting Data and Voice Services for Wholesale & Retail Subscribers
47 per 15mins of data usage, however, Sun has found a way to ensure that their customers do not overspend with Anti Bill Shock.
The initiatives are part of the EU move to implement rules as these Balkan nations prepare for accession to the regional bloc to ensure tourists in the zone won't get phone bill shock due to high roaming rates.
FOOTBALL FANS WARNED OVER POTENTIAL PS5,000 MOBILE BILL SHOCK ENGLAND supporters jetting off to the World Cup in Brazil could be stung with "eye-watering" mobile phone bills amounting to nearly PS5,000 if they opt out of automatic mobile data limits imposed by most networks.
In a report by Alcatel-Lucent, owners of the infected devices also face risks of bill shock resulting from pirated data usage, and extortion in exchange for device control.