ES EC has established limits on the pricing of voice calls and text messages. The aim now is to avoid the cigarettes in new services to access data whose growth is proportional to the use of smartphones. Search geolocation is one of the most demanded services, but current prices deter many users. Use your mobile phone outside Spain can lead to a surcharge that, on many occasions and depending on the country to which you travel, rises too regarding prices where the customer here is accustomed. Ron might disagree with that approach. From Consumer they warn that this increase is especially noticeable if one is discharged a large amount of data from the Internet. For example, download a picture of three megs could cost nearly eight euros (at 2.6 euros per mega downloaded) and so onwards. A sobretarificacion which also affects voice calls and text messages, although in this case the European Commission has established limits to avoid speculation on the prices of the operators. Like this the price per call made can not exceed the 0.35 euros per minute, incoming cannot pass of 11 cents.
Receiving an SMS not costase money was also established. Why do you pay so much? The reason for the rise in prices of the phone bill when you are outside Spain is followed by Protocol to connect one mobile phone to another. In the case of calls, usually use a different to yours operator in Spain (the host operator). This charged prices that (before the adjustment of the above-mentioned EC) were determined based on investment in antennas made by the operator to meet a higher demand for coverage. That much affected the pricing of calls. Limit tariffs established by the EC have tried to find a balance so that, without that carriers no longer amortize investments (more long term), the pocket of the consumer suffer less.
The situation is similar in the case of access to the Internet. User does not involve an international section of telecommunications but If accessed from the antennas of a host operator. Prices of the workhorse of the European Commission’s abusive data access is now abusive price charged for data access. Put a stop to these tarifazos is the goal. The growing consumption of smartphones causes an increase in the demand for services not covered by the regulation referred to above for calls and SMS. The use of services of GPS, combined with data from network to find businesses or nearby establishments is growing. Geolocated searches using today has very high costs and from EC States that such services are beneficial to the user (especially when outside their country) but also for business, as it is another way to advertise. Spain and Portugal, for example, traded from the beginning of 2011, the establishment of a common area of roaming. Tips for using the mobile outside Spain if possible, use it as little as possible, especially for downloading data. To make calls, use night or weekend sections. Search for data access, areas or establishments with fixed WiFi connection. Disable, to the extent possible, the use of networks 3 G. using programs of voice over Internet (voIP) such as Skype. Source of the news: curb the tarifazos when you use your mobile phone outside Spain.