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Roam like home: not so simple as hoped

Monday 12 June 2017 | 14:26 CET | Author: Corina Schultz | Market Commentary
The long-awaited introduction of roam-like-at-home in the EU is set to come into effect on 15 June. In principle, it's a simple change: we pay the same when travelling in the EU as we do at home. However, in practice the implementation of RLAH is appearing much more complicated. Particularly operators in the north of Europe have taken advantage of the 'fair use' rules adopted by the EC and a potential opt-out for operators that can show they will lose money on RLAH. Others have taken the inclusion of RLH as an opportunity to introduce higher prices, either for monthly plans, roaming elsewhere

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