Roaming Charges

The Abolition of Roaming Charges Is Yet More Evidence of How Britain Is Better Off in the EU

Mary Creagh | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics
Mary Creagh

Saturday marks a milestone for the travel industry and for business people and holidaymakers alike. Mobile phone roaming charges are being slashed by almost three quarters. From 15 June 2017, there will be no roaming charges in Europe at all. And it's all thanks to the EU.

HURRAH! Roaming Charges To Be Banned (But There Is Some Bad News)

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech

The European Parliament has approved legislation abolishing data roaming charges and rejected pleas from protestors calling for a change to the bill's...

Being part of the EU is GOOD for the UK

Ben Acheson | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

Cross-border telecommunications are cheaper and easier after the EU abolished national monopolies for fixed-line services. The price of phonecalls has plummeted. Since 2000, the cost of a 10-minute call within the EU has fallen by an average of 74%...

EU Telecoms Reforms Will Enhance Consumer Choice and Economic Growth

Baroness Ludford | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK
Baroness Ludford

MEPs have adopted their position on the most ambitious reform of the EU telecoms market for a quarter of a century, as a basis for negotiations with the EU governments in the Council of Ministers.

Sun, Sea and Mobiles: Get the Most Out of Your Phone on Holiday

Andreas Bernström | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech
Andreas Bernström

Most people never go anywhere without their mobile these days and there even exists a name for those who experience anxiety when they are without their phone: nomophobia. What's more, O2 claim mobile usage abroad is growing by 100% each year.