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EU reaches compromise on cut in wholesale roaming rates

Wednesday 1 February 2017 | 08:12 CET | News
The European Parliament and Council have reached a compromise on the extent of the reduction to wholesale roaming rates. Under the agreement, the maximum wholesale charge for data will be EUR 7.7 per GB from 17 June and then continue to decrease in stages. From 1 January 2018, the cap will drop to EUR 6.0 per GB, from 1 January 2019 to EUR 4.5 per GB, from 1 January 2020 to EUR 3.5 per GB, from 1 January 2021 to EUR 3.0 per GB and from 1 January 2022 to EUR 2.5 per GB. The rates are higher than those originally proposed by the Parliament, but lower than the Council's first decision. The

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