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De Croo calls for end to low-income 'social' telecom tariffs

Friday 26 June 2015 | 11:05 CET | News
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Belgian telecom minister Alexander De Croo has called for ending the 'social' tariff for telecoms, offered to low-income individuals, local papers reported citing statements from the minister at a parliamentary committee. Around 18,300 Belgians make use of the social tariffs for fixed and mobile telephony and internet. According to De Croo, standard prices are already low, and sometimes even less than the social rates. 

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