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Mobile phone over-charging

Mobile phone 'roaming' charges cut

MORE cuts in mobile phone roaming charges came into force yesterday - coupled with rules to prevent users accidentally racking up huge bills when connecting to the internet.

Costs of calls abroad fall after EU wins legal battle

USING mobile phones abroad became cheaper yesterday as price cuts were announced only hours after four of Europe's largest mobile network operators lost their legal battle over roaming charges.

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Ringing the changes

YOU will soon be able to use your mobile phone across the European Union without worrying about extortionate bills.

Mobile phone call prices set to fall but too late for many this summer

MILLIONS of mobile phone users are set to miss out on cheaper calls when heading abroad this summer, despite a move by the EU to clamp down on excessive charges.

Mobile costs abroad 'may be cut by 70% for summer'

CHARGES for using a mobile phone abroad could be slashed by up to 70 per cent in time for the summer holidays, officials in Brussels claimed yesterday.

EU to cap roaming charges

HEFTY charges for using mobile phones abroad are set to be capped by the European Union.

Europe caves in over mobile charges

PLANS to end rip-off charges for using mobile phones abroad have been watered down following a successful lobbying campaign by industry giants, including Vodafone.

Vodafone in pledge to cut 'roaming' rate

MOBILE phone users were promised a massive cut in "roaming" charges today after the world's biggest operator bowed to pressure from regulators.

EU outlaws rip-off mobile phone charges for using networks abroad

RIP-OFF call charges for using mobile phones abroad are to be cut under a new plan that was unveiled by European Union officials yesterday.

Mobile phone insurance 'a waste of cash'

CONSUMERS could be wasting more than £100-a-year each by taking out expensive mobile phone insurance which they might not be able to claim on, research showed today.

Watchdog rings in new phone law

MOBILE phone users are to be given protection from cowboy premium rate phone companies under new rules being introduced by the phone watchdog ICSTIS.

Code of conduct to ring changes

A CODE of conduct for mobile phone operators is to be launched in a bid to stop consumers being ripped off by misleading premium-rate services.

High charges on UK phones

MOBILE phone companies are hitting UK customers with some of western Europe’s highest tariffs, it emerged today.

Players in mobile market ordered to slash a third off

MOBILE phone operators Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile and O2 were yesterday ordered to cut charges for calls to their networks by up to 34 per cent.

Mobile calls 'too expensive'

CALLS to mobile phones are still too expensive, the head of the UK’s telecoms watchdog said today.

MP calls on watchdog to probe cost of texts

A CITY MP is calling on the telecoms regulator to look into the cost of text messaging following a 30 per cent rise in four years.

Motorola shares dip on product warning

MOTOROLA, the troubled tech company that last week saw its chief executive quit, met more trouble yesterday as it emerged it will not be able to supply two important digital camera mobile phone models in time to meet this year’s US holiday season.

Phone giants lose battle over charges

MOBILE phone giants lost their High Court battle today over the competition regulator’s plan to cut costs and save millions of pounds on calls.

Virgin cuts the cost of texting

VIRGIN Mobile has announced it is cutting the price of sending a text message to 3p.

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