0
Wireless

EEA EFTA states urge lower wholesale roaming cap

Tuesday 17 January 2017 | 12:04 CET | News
The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have declared that the wholesale international roaming prices caps proposed by the European Commission are too high. Subcommittee II on the Free Movement of Services, part of the European Economic Area (EEA) Standing Committee of the EFTA states, said the proposed caps are higher than the assumed underlying costs of providing wholesale roaming services.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Europe / Iceland / Liechtenstein / Norway
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Norway hopes to adopt EU roaming caps in time for goal

Published 03 Feb 2017 12:08 CET | Norway
Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said there will have to be a European Economic Area (EEA) agreement before European Union plans ...

EU reaches compromise on cut in wholesale roaming rates

Published 01 Feb 2017 08:12 CET | Europe
The European Parliament and Council have reached a compromise on the extent of the reduction to wholesale roaming rates. Under ...

Ansip calls for compromise in final talks on roaming prices

Published 31 Jan 2017 11:31 CET | Europe
The EU's main institutions are set to hammer out a compromise on wholesale roaming rates on 31 January. EU digital agenda ...

EU institutions meet to discuss wholesale roaming compromise

Published 18 Jan 2017 10:37 CET | Europe
The European Commission, Parliament and member states are meeting 18 January to try and reach a compromise on new wholesale ...

EU members approve roaming fair-use rules

Published 12 Dec 2016 15:21 CET | Europe
EU countries have approved the European Commission's proposal for fair-use limits on 'roam like home', the EC announced. The ...

EC proposes data roaming cap for prepaid, unlimited plans

Published 08 Dec 2016 13:14 CET | Europe
The European Commission has issued new draft rules on the 'fair use' of roaming and said it aims to finalise the rules in the ...

EU ministers approve new wholesale roaming rates

Published 05 Dec 2016 08:27 CET | Europe
The EU telecom ministers have approved new caps on wholesale roaming prices higher than those earlier agreed by a European ...

Finland opposes Council proposal on wholesale roaming prices

Published 01 Dec 2016 10:40 CET | Europe
The Finnish Ministry of Communications said it's opposed to the EU Council proposal on wholesale roaming rates and will call for ...

EU parliament committee adopts lower wholesale roaming rates

Published 29 Nov 2016 10:46 CET | Europe
The European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy has adopted a proposal setting wholesale roaming rates lower ...

EC drops limits on roam like home

Published 21 Sep 2016 12:40 CET | Europe
The European Commission has decided against limiting the number of days EU residents can take advantage of 'roam like home' and ...

EC withdraws roaming fair-use proposal on Juncker's order

Published 09 Sep 2016 11:47 CET | Europe
The European Commission announced that it's withdrawing its proposal for the fair-use limits on free roaming in the EU, just days ...

EC proposes cap of 90 days a year on roam like home

Published 05 Sep 2016 12:34 CET | Europe
The European Commission has issued its first proposal for a fair-use policy for roaming, suggesting a cap of 90 days per year on ...

Norway PT says EEA EFTA members may now use .eu domain

Published 20 Sep 2013 11:59 CET | Iceland
The Norwegian postal and telecoms regulator PT said the right to use the European top level domain dot eu has now been extended ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

23 Feb RSA Conference
25 Feb Utility Telecoms 2020
26 Feb Crown Castle Q4 2019
26 Feb Syn Q4 2019
26 Feb Avast FY results
26 Feb Box Q4 2019
26 Feb Orbcomm Q4 2019
26 Feb Sina Q4 2019
26 Feb Weibo Q4 2019
26 Feb Shentel Q4 2019
27 Feb Zoom Telephonics Q4 2019
27 Feb Telesat Q4
27 Feb Dell Technologies fiscal Q4
27 Feb VMware fiscal Q4
27 Feb Cogent Communications Q4 2019
27 Feb Cable One Q4 2019
27 Feb Neophotonics Q4 2019
27 Feb Baidu Q4 2019
27 Feb Netia Q4 2019
27 Feb Sunrise Q4 2019
27 Feb Interxion EGM
28 Feb Tecnotree FY 2019
28 Feb Masmovil Q4 2019
28 Feb Freenet Q4 2019
02 Mar Boingo Wireless Q4 2019
02 Mar Maxar Technologies Q4 2019
02 Mar GTT Q4 2019
02 Mar Capacity Middle East
03 Mar HPE fiscal Q1
03 Mar F5 Networks analyst meeting
::: More Calendar Items