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Next in EC's Sight: Data Roaming Charges

The European Commission warns wireless carriers that new regulations for voice roaming may be expanded to reduce data fees

Fresh from its victory over the issue of voice-roaming costs, the European Commission has again warned mobile operators that they could be forced to cut data-roaming charges.

UK operators have this week been announcing the new rates they will be charging customers for using mobile phones in other European countries, after Viviane Reding, the commissioner for information society and media, won her crusade for lower-cost calling across the continent.