The European Union discards the mobile tariff

The European Union was considering a mobile tariff that had advanced functionalities, such as a GPS receiver or television tuner, which could amount to "14% of the terminal's value": https: //www.xatakamovil.com/mercado/europa-crea-un-arancel-sobre -the-mobile, increasing the final price that the user would pay.

This had many mobile phone manufacturers concerned, as they feared sales would decline within Europe due to this price premium. But, finally, consumers and manufacturers can breathe a sigh of relief, as the measure has been discarded.

It has been Sweden, which currently presides over the presidency of the Union, which has stated that the vast majority of countries want to maintain the status current and continue without tariffs at the terminals. And it is that although the television in the mobile is not very implanted, every time they are more the terminals that come with GPS, reason why these tariffs could have affected a great percentage of users.

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