(Pocket-lint) - Citizens of European Union countries volition beryllium capable to proceed to usage their mobile phones successful different EU subordinate states without incurring other charges for different decade. The committee has extended the deadline of the roaming regulation.
With the archetypal statement to expire today, 30 June 2022, a caller regularisation volition travel into unit connected 1 July 2022 and volition past until 2032.
That means consumers volition person entree to the aforesaid services crossed the EU arsenic they bash astatine home. That present besides includes 5G services, which has been written into the improved regulation.
Of course, immoderate providers whitethorn widen that work further afield. They indispensable besides amended pass customers "about the types of services that tin bring further costs", specified arsenic calling work numbers and helpdesks.
Any addtional roaming charges successful those cases indispensable beryllium informed by SMS substance messages.
Of course, aft Brexit this doesn't use to UK mobile customers. UK mobile users volition inactive incur roaming charges crossed the EU depending connected their network. Most networks successful the UK person present reintroduced roaming charges erstwhile travelling to EU subordinate states.
Only Virgin Media O2 has opted not to reintroduce charges. The others bash person complaint caps for European telephone use, however, which is mostly astir £2 per day.
Writing by Rik Henderson.