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EU ministers approve new wholesale roaming rates

Monday 5 December 2016 | 08:27 CET | News
The EU telecom ministers have approved new caps on wholesale roaming prices higher than those earlier agreed by a European Parliamentary committee . The Council of Ministers set the rates at EUR 0.0353 cent per minute, EUR 0.01 per SMS and EUR 0.01 per MB from June 2017, when all roaming retail surcharges will end in the EU. The data rate will fall on a glide path to EUR 0.005 per MB in June 2021, and all the rates would be evaluated in two years by the European Commission. The amounts approved by the Council are higher than the current wholesale data rate of EUR 0.0085 and a cap of EUR 4 per

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