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EU confirms cuts to roaming rates from July

Thursday 28 June 2012 | 10:20 CET | News
The European Commission confirmed a new cut to roaming rates in the EU will take effect from 01 July. Customers will pay a maximum EUR 0.29 per minute (plus VAT) to make a call, EUR 0.08 per minute to receive a call, EUR 0.09 to send a SMS and EUR 0.70 per MB for mobile data. Also from July, the 'bill shock' rules will be extended outside the EU, so when customers use data roaming they are warned by their operator when they approach spending of EUR 50 in one bill cycle. They must then confirm whether they want to continue using data roaming. The latest roaming legislation will see prices fall

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