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Sonera says European roaming data use rises 250% in May

Wednesday 22 June 2016 | 13:06 CET | News
Telia's Finnish arm, Sonera, said an increasing number of its customers used mobile internet in May when surfing in Europe, after the company cut foreign roaming costs at the end of April. It said the change has been well received, and the number of roaming users in Europe increased by more than 60 percent from a year ago. All in all, the amount of data used by Sonera retail customers using roaming services in Europe increased by 250 percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Sonera
Countries: Finland
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