Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Ortel cheers EU roaming cost cut move – Germany

Ethnic market MVNO Ortel Mobile (an E-Plus subsidiary) has welcomes the European Union’s move to lower mobile roaming prices across Europe from 1 July onwards. According to Bernd Urbanek, Country Manager in Germany for Ortel Mobile, the new regulations will gel well with the company’s plans.

From 1 July onwards, customers with an Ortel Mobile SIM card will pay EUR 0.51 (USD 0.71) per minute for calls within the EU while outside their home country. The cost of receiving calls across the EU will fall to EUR 0.22 (USD 0.31) per minute and the cost of an SMS to EUR 0.13 (USD 0.18).