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Berec: consumers need roaming price comparison tools

Thursday 12 December 2013 | 12:41 CET | News
Consumers need more information and tools to help compare roaming price plans, according to EU regulator Berec. In its latest report on transparency of roaming prices in the EU, Berec found there are few price comparison tools available to help consumers assess the increasing number of roaming plans offered by operators. Most comparison sites focus on domestic tariffs, and few operators offer a detailed comparison of their own roaming plans. The inability to make an accurate comparison may be why a growing number of roaming tariffs offered as alternatives to the Eurotariff have higher average

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Berec
Countries: Europe
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