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European mobile operators brace for end of roaming charges

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 05:50

The European Commission estimates the end of roaming fees will cost European telecom operators 1.2b euros. The market generates 4.7b euros a year, according to European telecoms regulator Berec.


LONG an important source of revenue for telecom companies, roaming charges will be lifted in Europe starting June 15, raising pressure on operators in a tight market.

Roaming charges within and outside Europe account for an average of around 5 per cent of sales for telephone

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