EU Data Costs ‘Seriously Harming’ Content Market

Three parent Hutchison Whampoa is calling for roaming data charges to be lowered across Europe. It said it had reached a million mobile broadband subscribers across the continent but is being stifled by high costs.

European telecoms director Christian Salbaing: “Consumers are rightly fearful of the excessive charges faced when they roam off our networks. Some networks are charging the equivalent of