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EU countries agree to cap price of intra-EU calls at EUR 0.19/min, give 5G licences for 20 yrs

Wednesday 6 June 2018 | 09:47 CET | News
Update: 6 June 2018 | 11:47 CET
European Union governments and MEPs have agreed to cap the price of calling from one EU country to another as part of the proposed European Electronic Communications Code. Under the terms of the provisional deal between the European Parliament and Council, calls from one EU state to another will be capped at 19 eurocents per minute while text messages will cost no more than 6 eurocents each. Also, 5G licences will be awarded for at least 20 years under the new law, down from the 25 originally proposed. 

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