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Due to technical reasons, our last post that was planned to be shown here on Monday only appeared on Thursday and therefore after Parliament and Council already agreed on a very positive compromise on roaming. This lead to some confusion. In fact, we warmly welcome this new agreement:
On Tuesday evening, the EU lawmakers European Parliament and the Council of Ministers managed to broker a deal that will allow mobile phone, smart phone and tablet users to enjoy much lower costs when using their devices abroad. The deal came after some hard discussions between the two institutions. As we have been been working on this issue, we warmly welcomes the agreement, even though we hoped for a faster reduction in prices.
According to the deal, prices for roaming will be lowered to 29ct/min for calls and 70ct/MB for internet access in July 2012 and will keep going down to 19ct/min for calls […]

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