Zero roaming until 2032, now it’s really official: what changes and how much you pay

The zero roaming it will go on (at least) until 2032now it really is official. The approval process ended with the final ok given by the European Council which followed that of the Strasbourg Parliament at the end of March. The act will be published in the Official Journal of the Union after the signature of the President of the European Parliament and of the Council.

It will therefore proceed regularly until the natural expiry of the regulation scheduled for next 30 June: starting from the following day, 1 July, the new ten-year legislative act will enter into force.

And with the extension they come changed the maximum wholesale rates, with the guarantee by the European Union of economic sustainability for telephone operators and convenience (always economic) for all citizens of the European Union when they are in another member country. At the same time, we read in the press release from the Board, the transparency level is increasedfor services that may be subject to additional charges“.

The fair use policy, which aims to prevent permanent roaming, will be maintained. The Commission may suggest to make changes after a thorough market analysis and due assessment of the potential impact.

WHOLESALE COST

  • until 30 June 2022: 2.50 euros
  • from 1 July 2022: 2 euros
  • from 1 January 2023: 1.80 euros
  • from 1 January 2024: 1.55 euros
  • from 1 January 2025: 1.30 euros
  • from 1 January 2026: 1.10 euros
  • from 1 January 2027: 1 euro

To find out how many gigabytes we have in zero roaming, just enter the wholesale cost valid at that moment in the formula

GB in roaming zero = 2 x [(costo mensile della propria offerta IVA esclusa) / (costo all’ingrosso)]

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