Commission attacks roaming charges with structural market intervention as well as price caps

The European Commission yesterday announced measures which directly intervene in the roaming market. These measures are in addition to the expected continuation of price caps on voice and SMS and new caps on data downloads. The Commission, first under Vivianne Reding and now under Neelie Kroes, has adopted an agenda in  relation to roaming (as part of the Digital Agenda) …

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Tighter regulation of mobile data roaming casts shadow over Barcelona from Brussels

With MWC 2011 still in full swing there are no shortage of topical issues to blog about, but whilst the mobile industry celebrates its achievements in Barcelona, back in Brussels the European Commission continues to go about its business. On Monday, the Commission published its latest consumer research on perceptions of roaming costs which showed continued consumer concern …

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