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EC proposes broad roaming shake-up

The EC today presented a wide-ranging plan which would significantly change the business of providing roaming services to customers. Under the terms proposed, customers would be able to sign-up for a cheaper roaming tariff, separate from their national service contract, while using the same number. Operators and MVNOs would also be given the right to use other operators’ networks in the EU at regulated wholesale prices, to encourage more operators to compete in the roaming market.

EU roaming cap comes into force

European travellers using mobile devices while away from home will have to explicitly agree to charges beyond EUR50 a month for downloading data, under European Union rules that come into force today

Europe set for new roaming tariffs

The UK Press Association notes that new maximum roaming tariffs come into force Thursday.

Adviser recommends EU court upholds roaming caps

A Wall Street Journal report notes that a legal adviser to Europe’s highest court today recommended the court uphold a Europe-wide law forcing mobile operators to cut the rates they charge for using a mobile phone abroad.