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We got there in the end: The European Commission makes a big point about ‘roam like at home’, the end of mobile roaming charges in the European Union on 15 June, a ban that has taken ten years to negotiate.

Even now, smaller networks, particularly in the Baltic and Nordic regions, as well as countries including Belgium, have applied for exemptions to avoid the new rates owing to an anticipated drop in earnings; industry group ETNO has estimated that scrapping roaming charges could cost European telecoms groups about €7bn in lost revenue by 2020.

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