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T-Mobile tests EU thinking in new 'roam like at home' offer

Wednesday 14 January 2015 | 08:50 CET | Author: Alejandra van de Roer | Background
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T-Mobile Netherlands is the first Dutch mobile operator to introduce 'roam like at home' (RLAH), as part of its new postpaid plans. Operators in few other countries have introduced similar options, including roaming in countries outside of Europe and sometimes requiring a small fee. T-Mobile NL does not include data in its RLAH offer, only voice (with a fair use limit) and SMS. This is in line with the current debate on EU roaming regulations, where fair-use is seen as a transitional measure to help operators adjust before completely ending roaming surcharges. In the Netherlands, Vodafone is

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Group / 3 UK / Berec / Bouygues Telecom / EE / European Commission / Free Mobile / KPN / Orange / Telefonica / T-Mobile Netherlands / T-Mobile US / Vectone Mobile / Vodafone / Vodafone New Zealand
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