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EU to warn firms on text charging

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by gkd_uk, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Europe's mobile phone operators are to be warned to cut the cost of texting and internet access while customers are overseas or face regulation.
    A text sent while abroad can cost as much as 49 pence ($0.95) and a study found that transferring 1 megabyte (MB) on average costs £4.11.

    Mobile phone companies have begun to cut costs, with O2, Vodafone and 3 lowering some tariffs.

    The warning will come from EU Commissioner Viviane Reding.

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