Monday, May 08, 2006

Vodafone to slash the cost of calls while abroad!

The threat of EU legislation has spurred Vodafone into slashing the cost of using a mobile phone abroad as the world’s largest mobile phone operator has confirmed that it plans to reduce roaming charges in Europe by 40%.

The changes will not come into effect until April next year!! Which gives O2/Telefonica, T-Mobile and Orange (the leading pan-European operators) the opportunity to reduce their roaming tarriffs a year earlier and steal a march on Vodafone and maybe even some of their customers.

No wonder Vodafone's share price went down (again) today. Poor old Vodafone - they can't seem to get anything right at present.

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