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End of Roaming Charges in the EU

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Author: Myra Cecilia Azzopardi
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D Day. End of roaming charges in the EU

Roam like at home.

The EU “roam like at home” rules mean that when you use your mobile phone while travelling outside your home country in any EU country you don’t have to pay any additional roaming charges. You benefit from these rules when calling (to mobile and fixed phones), sending text messages (SMS) and using data services while abroad.

We have been keeping you up to date on the reduction of mobile call charges over the years. A reminder that from today June 15 2017, roaming charges are scrapped. The extra roaming fee, will be the same as domestic price. Please speak to your provider about this.

Note* Not applicable to Switzerland.
UK post Brexit will depend on negotiations and the form of Brexit UK will choose.

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1 Comment

  • #1. colledged said on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10:46:35 CEST

    Be aware that there is a “fair usage” policy attached to the roam free arrangement. For UK service providers this means that if you use your phone abroad for more than 2 months in any 4 month period they can start charging you for calls and data usage while you continue roaming. The “roam like at home” arrangement is really only meant for holiday use.

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