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Spain proposes limiting free EU roaming to 30 days a year

Thursday 28 July 2016 | 14:55 CET | News
Spain's communications regulator CNMC has written to the European Commission with a proposal that free EU roaming be limited to 30 days a year to prevent abuses of the system, reports Sabemos Digital. Roaming fees are set to be abolished on 15 June 2017, after which consumers will pay the same rates as in their home countries when using mobile services abroad in the EU. However, countries such as Spain that annually receive millions of EU tourists could be adversely affected by the new 'roam like home' rules, with major operators such as Telefonica (Movistar), Vodafone and Orange particularly

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CNMC / European Commission / Movistar / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Europe / Spain
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