SPOTLIGHT: France Telecom critical of EU data roaming caps

Jacques Champeaux, head of regulatory affairs at France Telecom, has warned against regulating new markets, such as data roaming, after EU telecoms commissioner Viviane Reding confirmed a July 1 deadline for mobile companies to lower their SMS and data roaming charges or face regulation. "Data on mobile is only just beginning to grow," Champeaux said, adding that prices will drop as usage is evolving. Article