Huge cuts in mobile data roaming price caps from 1 July – a drop of over 50% from last summer!
It's a big summer sale courtesy of the European Commission! From 1 July 2014, the EU will cut the price caps for data downloads by more than half: down from 45 cents per megabyte to 20c/MB. It will become even cheaper to use maps, watch videos, check mails and update social networks while travelling across the EU.
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Security Union: EC welcomes political agreement on new rules for explosive precursors15/02/2019 16:25:00
The reinforced rules will ensure stronger safeguards & controls on the sale of dangerous chemicals that can be misused for the production of home-made explosives.
EC welcomes European Parliament's support for investment screening framework15/02/2019 15:37:00
Following the vote, the EU is one step closer to putting in place a Europe-wide framework for screening foreign direct investment.
Fair labour mobility: EC welcomes agreement on the European Labour Authority15/02/2019 13:25:00
The EC, the European Parliament and the Council havereached a provisional agreement on the EC’s proposal to establish a European Labour Authority (ELA).
EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices15/02/2019 11:43:00
The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the EC reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent & predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms.
Agreement with Singapore set to give a boost to EU-Asia trade15/02/2019 09:25:00
The trade and investment agreements between the EU and Singapore have received the approval of the European Parliament. The Parliament has also given its green light to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.
Fisheries: EC welcomes provisional political agreement on new technical conservation measures14/02/2019 16:25:00
The European Parliament and the Council agreed on the EC's proposal for decentralised & simplified technical rules, giving fishermen a stronger say in deciding on the best measures for sustainable fishing adapted to their specific needs.
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators reach a breakthrough to modernise copyright rules14/02/2019 14:10:00
The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the EC have found a political agreement to make the copyright rules fit for digital era in Europe and bring tangible benefits to all creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators, cultural heritage institutions, and citizens.
EIOPA welcomes agreement on a Pan-European Personal Pension Product14/02/2019 13:43:00
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) welcomes the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Members States on the proposal for a Pan-European Personal Pension Product, the PEPP.
EC adopts new list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering & terrorist financing regimes14/02/2019 12:25:00
The EC has adopted its new list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks.