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As of June 15, 2017 people abroad can call, text and surf the internet for the same price they would pay if they were at home. According to a Flash Eurobarometer survey, a large majority of Europeans recognise the benefits of the new roaming rules.
What has changed?
Thanks to the new roaming regulations, there are no extra charges for calling, sending text messages and use of mobile data when traveling in another EU/EEA country.
Key findings of the survey
Andrus Ansip, Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, said: "We see that people are keen to use their phones like at home when travelling in the EU without the fear of a bill-shock. And mobile operators are investing in networks to meet increased demand.
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