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EU agrees compromise on lower roaming prices

Wednesday 28 March 2012 | 12:37 CET | News
The European Parliament and Commission have reached a compromise on further cuts to roaming prices, paving the way for lower prices from July. The Parliament had proposed steeper cuts than the EC, and the two institutions have now compromised in the middle. The cost of making a call while roaming in the EU will drop from the current EUR 0.35 per minute to EUR 0.29 from 01 July, receiving a call will cost EUR 0.08 per minute instead of EUR 0.11, SMS fall to EUR 0.09 each from EUR 0.11, and the retail data price will be capped for the first time, at EUR 0.70 per MB (billed per KB). Additional

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