Legislation proposed by the European Commission is likely to result in a major geographical slip among wireless operators in Europe. Tourists flocking to southern European countries have resulted in carriers operating in those regions becoming the big beneficiaries of roaming agreements. Meanwhile, their northern counterparts pay more to allow their customers to roam across Europe. The proposed legislation would limit how much one carrier can charge another in roaming charges. Roaming charges have been a contentious issue in Europe, with consumers complaining loudly to the EC about how high they are.
For more about the EC's proposed roaming legislation:
- check out this report from TeleClick