EU Commission’s plan pushes for net neutrality
Today, the EU Commission has adopted its ambitious "connected continent" plan putting pressure on telecoms providers to end roaming charges in 2014. As part of the plan, if approved, calls will also be capped at a sensible rate.
Carriers have been particularly vocal in their disagreement with the plan to scrap roaming charges altogether; saying it would be at a €7bn (£5.9bn) cost to their business.
However, providers will be allowed to charge more for data-heavy services at high speeds; which...