AOL Europe vind dat de telefoonkosten in Europa way te hoog zijn en eist daarom flat-rates! Hier wat spul uit een artikel van The Register:
High telephone call charges are smothering the development of an Internet-based economy in Europe, according to leading Internet access provider AOL.
In an unprecedented and outspoken statement issued today, the world's largest Internet access provider lent its full support for a radical overhaul of the telecom pricing structures in Europe.
Without immediate change, Europe risks falling behind other regions such as the US, the company maintains, something AOL believes would be lamentable.
"We must overhaul the outdated telecoms pricing structure which sustains artificially high call rates for consumers," said Andreas Schmidt, president and CEO of AOL Europe.
"The EU has an historic opportunity to build an information-based economy -- one that will fuel job creation and provide consumers and businesses with an unprecedented array of new choices."
"However, this will only happen if Europe takes action now to eliminate high local call prices and per minute charging for consumers.
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