Data roaming charges will at last be abolished

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  1. Lenny HB

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    But not until 15th June 2017 see BBC News, good news is roaming charges will have lower caps from next April.
     
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    If it happens. This was all meant to have happened by this year but the telcos had it postponed. No doubt one day but don't hold your breath :)
     
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    "That means telecoms operators will be able to add a surcharge of no more than:

    • €0.05 (3.5p) extra per minute for calls
    • €0.02 extra per SMS sent
    • €0.05 extra per megabyte of data used
    The cap would make roaming within the EU 75% cheaper during the interim period, the European Commission has said."
     
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  4. mickyc

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    Damn EU
     
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    I don't want to pee on the fireworks, but that still works out at around £38 per GB of data - that can still mount up pretty quickly
     
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    And when the roaming charges are abolished you can bet that the base prices will all go up to cover the loss of revenue. !
     
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