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The cost of roaming in the EU tends to zero

The cost of roaming in the EU tends to zero

How to tell the commissioner for telecommunications European Union Neely Kroes (Neelie Kroes), it intends to study the issue for mobile roaming in the area controlled by it. The result will be lower prices or even complete abolition of roaming charges in the EU. Moreover, in this case we are talking about the mobile Internet roaming. Even last year in the European Union was established ceiling price calls and short text messages while roaming.


However, data roaming until such restrictions imposed and now the price is about 80 cents per megabyte downloaded. According to Rabih Paul (Paul Rubig), MEP from Austria, this value should not be per megabyte and gigabyte for downloads.

E-book Amazon Kindle — in Russia from 19 October

E-book Amazon Kindle — in Russia from 19 October

The representative of the Amazon's Christine Heger told RIA Novosti that the October 19 e-book Amazon Kindle will be available in Russia. Specifically, Russia will join the 100 countries that will be the international version of the device. Content for the Amazon Kindle, you can download in extensive special directory that includes more than 290,000 books in English and periodicals, including international. The is provided to network EV-DO, in this will obviously, GPRS / EDGE or 3G.

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Kindle will cost $ 279 (not including tax revenues), and the price of e-books — about $ 6 — $ 12. According to Christine Heger, Amazon is to "reach out to anyone who loves to read in English — and to foreigners living in Russia and the Russians — for everyone who loves English books." While it is not clear whether it will be possible to somehow take on Amazon Kindle books online.