In case of a no-deal Brexit, Brits who like utilizing their phones when out of the nation may need to begin considering roaming charges prior to they begin searching in an EU member nation.
Roaming charges — the cost you pay to utilize another phone network — were ditched totally in the EU in 2017. If the UK ends up leaving the European Union without an offer, roaming charges might come back on March 29, HuffPost initially reported .
Per HuffPost, a set of guidelines — entitled the Mobile Roaming (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 — provided to parliament on Tuesday, state that the UK will be withdrawing the legislation that secures you from additional expenses when utilizing your phone while taking a trip in another EU nation.
A Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) representative verified to Mashable that in case of a no-deal Brexit, it will depend on telephone company to choose the charges for their consumers.
“ In the occasion we leave the EU without an offer, the extension of surcharge-free mobile roaming for UK residents taking a trip in the EU would be a business choice for the operators, ” a DCMS representative stated.
Mashable connected to 5 of the biggest UK telecom business; Vodafone, O2, Three, EE, and BT, the majority of whom stated that they do not mean to revive roaming charges for UK users.