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Roaming market review: use of mobile phones abroad has surged since end of #EURoamingCharges

Roaming market review: use of mobile phones abroad has surged since end of #EURoamingCharges

| December 2, 2019

The European Commission has published the first full review of the roaming market, showing that travellers across the EU have benefitted greatly from the end of roaming charges in June 2017. The use of mobile data while travelling in the EU has increased tenfold compared to the year before roam-like-at-home. Digital Economy and Society Commissioner […]

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European Parliament president on end of #RoamingFees

European Parliament president on end of #RoamingFees

Statement by President Antonio Tajani on the end of roaming charges : “I am proud that today’s date, 15 June 2017, will stand for the end of roaming charges in the European Union for our citizens. This is a historic achievement that heralds a new era for students, business travellers and tourists alike. “Finally, Europeans […]

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Statement by Vice President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger on end to #roamingcharges in EU

Statement by Vice President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger on end to #roamingcharges in EU

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the publication of draft measures related to the end of roaming charges for European travellers as of 15 June 2017, Vice President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market, and Commissioner Oettinger, in charge of the Digital Economy and Society, said: “Getting rid of roaming charges is one of the best achievements of […]

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All you need to know about the end of roaming charges

All you need to know about the end of roaming charges

The end of roaming charges could become a reality in just two years’ time. Parliament’s industry committee approved on Wednesday (15 July) a deal to end roaming charged that had been agreed with EU governments and the European Commission. Prices should drop next year, while from 15 June 2017 making a call or watching a […]

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Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz at European Council Meeting

Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz at European Council Meeting

Greece Ladies and gentlemen, We all have been following the negotiations between Greece and its partners very closely this week. The European Parliament hopes, that a compromise will be reached today; one that will keep Greece in the Eurozone and pave the way for improving the sustainability of Greek debt. The Greek people have made […]

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Know your rights: Summer travelling in the EU

Know your rights: Summer travelling in the EU

About to go on holiday? Thanks to the EU it will be an even better experience. The European Parliament is working on legislation to boost passenger rights, while roaming charges were reduced again from 1 July and are getting closer to being scrapped in December 2015. In addition enabling planes to take shorter routes and […]

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