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MVNOs unhappy with high EU wholesale data roaming rates

Wednesday 1 February 2017 | 13:55 CET | News

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MVNOs are disappointed with the EU decision on wholesale roaming price caps, saying the data rate has been set "much too high". The EU institutions agreed a glide path starting at EUR 7.7 per GB from June and going down to EUR 2.5 per GB in 2021. This is still well above the rate proposed earlier by the European Parliament of EUR 1 per GB. The industry group MVNO Europe said the high rates will "strongly affect competition" and make it difficult for MVNOs to recover their costs. It could also lead to higher overall prices for Europeans, it said, noting that many retail customers are already

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