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Agcom tells TIM, Vodafone, Lycamobile to enforce EU roaming

Monday 31 July 2017 | 09:48 CET | News
Italian communications regulator Agcom has formally called on the operators Telecom Italia (TIM) and Vodafone to ensure full compliance with the newly-introduced roam-like-at-home requirement in the EU. Unlike last year, when the watchdog was eventually forced to fine three operators for flouting the April 2016 cap on EU roaming charges, Agcom said the roam-like-at-home requirement had been substantially complied with. However, TIM and Vodafone have been asked to clarify the limitation of specific promotions to the Italian territory, to specific types of users, for limited periods of time

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Agcom / Lycamobile / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vodafone Italia
Countries: Italy
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