Bringing down barriers in the Digital Single Market: No roaming charges as of June 2017

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Thanks;European Commission – Press release Database/Nathalie VANDYSTADT &Marie FRENAY

@Strasbourg, 27 October 2015

The European Commission has welcomed today’s vote by the European Parliament’s plenary to adopt the agreement reached in June to end roaming charges by June 2017 and to set net neutrality rules for the first time in EU law.

Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, responsible for the Digital Single Market, said:
“The voice of Europeans has been heard. Today’s vote is the final result of intense efforts to put an end to roaming charges in the European Union and to safeguard the open internet. As from mid-June 2017, Europeans will pay the same price to use their mobile devices when travelling in the EU as they do at home. And they will already pay less as from April 2016. This is the culmination of hard work by the Commission, and in particular by former Vice-Presidents Viviane Reding and…

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