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Number of Spaniards using data roaming in EU doubled in 2017

Monday 25 June 2018 | 12:03 CET | News
The introduction of EU-wide 'roam like home' rules last summer resulted in the number of Spanish consumers using data when travelling in Europe almost doubling in 2017, according to a report from communications regulator CNMC. One year after the abolition of roaming fees, the number of Spaniards who used their smartphone in Europe just as they would at home surged by 93 percent. The survey also revealed that 43 percent of respondents used their phone to access the internet more or just the same as in Spain, while 26 percent used it more or the same as at home to make calls.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CNMC
Countries: Spain
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