EC offers regulatory holiday for 'roam like at home' offers

Wednesday 11 September 2013 | 18:03 CET | News
The EC has switched from the stick to the carrot in its efforts to encourage mobile operators to bring roaming prices down to the same level as national rates. Under its proposed telecom legislation, operators that allow customers to 'roam like at home' would be exempt from the existing retail price caps and the requirement to allow customers to choose alternative roaming providers. To receive the exemption, they have two options. In the first case, they must allow customers to roam at the same rates they pay at home in at least 17 EU countries and countries covering 70 percent of the EU's

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