0
Wireless

Portuguese, Spanish cities call for end to roaming charges

Thursday 14 May 2015 | 17:05 CET | News
An association of the 34 largest cities in North Portugal and Spain's Galicia region have called for the elimination of roaming tariffs for residents of the two countries in border areas, reports Noticias ao Minuto. The Eixo Atlantico (Atlantic Axis) has asked the government of the two countries to consider banning data and voice roaming surcharges when they meet at the upcoming Iberian Summit. They noted that a similar agreement was reached recently by the Belgian and Luxembourg governments.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Portugal / Spain
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Portuguese operators say end to roaming to benefit north

Published 28 Oct 2015 13:50 CET | Portugal
The association of Portuguese telecommunications operators (Apritel) believes that the end of roaming fees in the EU in 2017 will ...

Belgium, Luxembourg regulators agree to end roaming costs

Published 03 May 2015 11:22 CET | Belgium
The Belgian and Luxembourg telecom regulators have reached an agreement aimed at ending roaming surcharges for mobile users in ...