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Dutch govt says EC wholesale roaming price proposal too high

Thursday 1 September 2016 | 16:21 CET | News
The Dutch government said the European Commission has not gone far enough in its proposal to lower wholesale roaming prices. According to a brief from the economic affairs ministry to parliament, the prices could be lower, but this would likely be blocked by southern EU countries. In June the Commission proposed a cut in the regulated wholesale prices in order to support the planned end to retail roaming surcharges from mid-2017. According to the EC, without the changes, 20 percent of operators and six of the 28 EU countries would be loss-making in roaming after the end to retail charges. The

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