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International call prices don't need regulating

Monday 3 July 2017 | 17:01 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
In the wake of the recent introduction of 'roam like at home' in the EU, a number of consumer groups and politicians have called for similar regulation of international call prices. If we now pay the same to call home when in Spain as at home, why not when we call Spain from home? The Dutch liberal democrat party has taken up the campaign, following a similar call from 150 MEPs last year. However, there are good reasons to oppose such legislation.

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Companies: Lebara / Lycamobile / Viber
Countries: Europe
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