End of roaming in the EU/EEA

On June 15th 2015 regulation on “roaming like home” came into effect. The regulation means that Europeans travelling within the EU countries can Roam like at Home and pay domestic prices for roaming, calls SMS and data. The EU started reducing roaming charges since 2006 which has now resulted in the end of roaming charges.

Phone calls, text messages and using mobile data with your mobile device from another EU/EEA country will be covered in the national bundle. If a person has unlimited calls and text messages, they will get unlimited calls and SMS when roaming in the EU/EEA. However the operator may apply a safeguard (fair usage) on data use while roaming, but if so the operator will have to inform the customer in advance about such a limit and alert them when they reach this limit.

You can read more about the end of roaming charges on the European Commission website including a handy roaming frequently asked questions page

On June 15th 2015 regulation on “roaming like home” came into effect. The regulation means that Europeans travelling within the EU countries can Roam like at Home and pay domestic prices for roaming, calls SMS and data. The EU started reducing roaming charges since 2006 which has now resulted in the end of roaming charges.

Phone calls, text messages and using mobile data with your mobile device from another EU/EEA country will be covered in the national bundle. If a person has unlimited calls and text messages, they will get unlimited calls and SMS when roaming in the EU/EEA. However the operator may apply a safeguard (fair usage) on data use while roaming, but if so the operator will have to inform the customer in advance about such a limit and alert them when they reach this limit.

You can read more about the end of roaming charges on the European Commission website including a handy roaming frequently asked questions page

 

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