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Juncker calls for better telecom roaming plan

EU president wants to be seen as listening to ordinary voters

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CHEAPER CONNECTIONS: Europeans, millions of who frequently cross nearby borders, have been irritated by charges for making calls or using data abroad that seem very much greater than any additional costs required to provide such a service.

Brussels

THE European Commission has withdrawn proposals that would limit next year's abolition of mobile phone roaming charges after criticism that the rules should do more to favour telecom firms' customers.

In a dramatic U-turn, four days after officials published rules to