Roaming Charges Across The EU To Be Abolished

Roaming charges are to be abolished across the EU by June 2017.

The decision comes following an agreement reached between the Commission, the Council and the Parliament.

Dublin MEP, Brian Hayes said this is good news for EU citizens.

Mr Hayes said: "From April 2016, a phrasing out of roaming charges will commence. This transitional period will mean that roaming charges will be four times lower than is the case today.

"EU citizens have been faced with excessive mobile phone charges for too long. Today's announcement is long overdue.

"This decision is now required to be voted on in the European Parliament. Parliament has led the way on this issue. The ultimate abolition of roaming charges represents a good days' work for the European Parliament."


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