A ban on "roaming" surcharges for using mobile phones abroad in the EU, to take effect from June 2017, and clear rules on the right to internet access, will become law when Parliament takes its final vote on the new telecoms package.
Debate on the wholesale roaming price caps. 05/04/2017
Debate on the informal agreement between the Parliament and the Council on the wholesale roaming price caps for carrying “roaming” data transfers between EU countries on Wednesday and final vote on Thursday.
End of mobile roaming charges 01/02/2017
Mobile roaming charges for EU consumers will end on June 15, 2017, enabling them to call and transfer data across borders from another EU member state for the same cost as at home.
Scrutiny of EC's implementing power: "Fair use" of roaming services 26/09/2016
The Industry Committee debates a second draft decision by the Commission on how mobile operators should apply ”fair use” policies, which would allow telecoms providers to limit the amount of free roaming so as to avoid abuses, after roaming surcharges are abolished in June 2017. The Commission withdrew a first draft after criticism.
Plenary session debate - European single market for electronic communication 27/10/2015
Plenary session - Vote on European single market for electronic communication report 27/10/2015
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