EU to scrap roaming charges starting in 2017

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The European Parliament has given the green light to ban mobile phone roaming charges across the 28-country bloc starting in mid 2017.

CCTV’s Jack Barton reports from Brussels.

EU to scrap roaming charges starting in 2017

EU to scrap roaming charges starting in 2017

The European Parliament has given the green light to ban mobile phone roaming charges across the 28-country bloc starting in mid 2017. CCTV's Jack Barton reports from Brussels.

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  • The agreement marks an important step in the E.U.’s plan to boost growth and catch up with the United States and Asia by overhauling the bloc’s digital market.
  • The new telecoms regulations will also oblige Internet providers to treat all traffic equally.