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EU Parliament approves net neutrality, end to roaming fees

Thursday 3 April 2014 | 12:19 CET | News
The European Parliament has approved legislation aimed at strengthening the single market in telecom services. The package notably brings an end to additional charges for mobile roaming in the EU and introduces the concept of net neutrality in EU law. From 15 December 2015, operators will no longer be able to charge higher prices for roaming in the region, for voice, SMS or data. These must be in line with national charges. The EU regulator Berec will develop criteria to allow fair-use policies, so operators can still prevent misuse of the roaming services. The MEPs also strengthened the net

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