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Telenor Bulgaria implements new roaming regulations

Telenor will implement the new roaming regulations in the countries of the Zone EU as of tomorrow, June 15, for all of its post-paid subscribers and users of pre-paid plans that offer roaming services. Some of Telenor clients and subscribers to the Total plans already enjoy the new and more affordable roaming regulations for calls, texts and mobile data in…

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Bundesnetzagentur issues guide to Roam Like At Home questions

Dr. Eschweiler: “As of tomorrow, consumers will be able to use their national tariffs also when traveling in the EU. The EU rules for the” Roam-Like-At-Home “finally come into force” Germany’s telecom regulator, the Bundesnetzagentur has published a guide for consumers about the new ‘roam like at home’ rules in the EU. The agency is responsible for enforcing the rules…

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Telia Denmark allows up to 20 GB for European roaming

From today, all Telia customers can browse 4G across Europe. Telia has opened up to fast-paced 4G connections in all 32 EU and EFTA countries (Norway, Switzerland, etc.). This gives Telia customers “True Roam Like Home” with the same experience out of home. At the same time, Telia expands its existing Roam Like Home subscriptions, allowing customers to now take…

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Switzerland an island for roaming costs

Traveling Europeans planning to use their mobile phones in Switzerland might want to reconsider – and start using a hashtag like #DontCallMeInSwitzerland – starting on Thursday. That is because roaming charges for mobile phone users in the European Union, and soon afterward for Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, the three other countries in the European Economic Area (EEA), will be able…

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A1 implements Roam Like At Home fully on newer plans

A day before the launch of the new EU roaming regulation, the Austrian operator A1 confirmed customers on its newer tariff plans will benefit fully from ‘roam like at home’.  Instead of complicated calculation formulas, A1 customers: Customers in the currently registerable A1 Go! Smartphone tariffs (A1 Go! S, A1 Go! M, A1 Go! L, A1 Go XL) use your…

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Abolition Of EU Roaming Charges – EY Commentary

Adrian Baschnonga, Global Lead Telecommunications Analyst, EY comments on the abolition of roaming charges within the EU which comes into effect on June 15: Impact on consumers: ‘As the final step in a decade long process, the abolition of roaming surcharges is great news for consumers. The era of ‘bill shock’ for phone users travelling in the EU is drawing…

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MVNOs say wholesale roaming price caps still too high

Wholesale roaming caps in the EU are still too high, even after the big cut planned for 15 June, according to industry group MVNO Europe. The association of MVNOs said it supports the introduction of ‘roam-like-at-home’ in the EU, and its members are implementing the ‘free’ roaming for customers. However, as the group warned previously, the still-high wholesale roaming price…

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End Of Roaming Charges In The EU: Joint Statement By 3 EU Institutions

As of tomorrow, 15 June 2017, roaming charges in the European Union will no longer apply.   President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, on behalf of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, issued the following statement: ‘The European Union is about bringing people together and…

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The Average Use Of Mobile Data Roaming Has Quadrupled In One Year At Scarlet!

Tomorrow, the new European legislation enters into force which aims to abolish roaming charges in the European Union. Scarlet already abolished its roaming charges in the European Union in May 2016, one year ahead of all other Belgian operators. For one year, therefore, its customers have already been using the calls, texts and data included in their subscription throughout the European…

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