About: mobile roaming

Roaming, EP Plenary, and Erasmus (Tweets of the Week, Ep. 7)
Brexit 16-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Roaming, Parliament plenary, and Erasmus

This week we look at the end of roaming, the European Parliament plenary, and Erasmus turning 30.
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Digital 17-02-2014

Kroes calls roaming charges within EU ‘economic madness’

94% of Europeans who travel outside their home country limit their mobile phone use because of roaming charges. This figure comes from a survey with 28.000 EU citizens published by the European Commission on Monday. Calling the results 'economic madness', EU Digital Agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes urged mobile networks to scrap extra fees for cross boarder mobile use. According to the Commission, telecoms companies are missing out on a market of around 300 million mobile phone users.
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Digital 12-09-2013

EC’s Neelie Kroes on the new EU telecoms market plan

Reduced mobile phone roaming charges was the popular leading act in the European Commission's proposal to harmonise the telecoms sector, which also included controversial attempts to level EU access to the internet and radio spectra. The proposals, released yesterday (11 September), are intended to kick-start the underperforming European telecoms sector, in comparison to its US and Asian rivals, and incentivise investment in ultra-fast broadband networks.

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