The End of EU Roaming Charges

  Celebrate, but understand the fine print. From today mobile operators across Europe will be barred by EU regulations from imposing roaming charges when their customers use their phones while travelling within the EU.  This is undoubtedly good news for all users of mobile services within the EU.  Businesses, in particular, will benefit because in…

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Huge mobile phone bills while travelling in the EU will soon be a thing of the past. End of EU roaming charges   Four years after the EU’s proposal for a single telecoms market, roaming surcharges on calls, texts and data usage for your mobile phone will come to end on 15 June 2017. And…

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The growing importance of digital technologies led EU policy makers to recognise the need to foster a single market in digital goods and services. One aspect of this was the recognition that mobile roaming charges were a significant barrier to the growth of European digital industry.  The European Union started to tackle the issue of roaming rates around 2007…

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End of roaming Today marks another significant step along the long journey towards the elimination of roaming charges within the EU:  from 30 April onwards mobile operators will only be able to charge a relatively small premium on domestic charges for calls made, text send and data used while travelling in the EU.  From today…

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