Telephone abo with high data limits in the Netherlands relatively expensive




Telephone subscriptions with data limits over 2GB in the Netherlands are often much more expensive than in other European countries. According to a study commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Also abo with a high-end smartphone are more expensive than in other countries.

Providers To subscribe to about 360 minutes and a 1000MB data Dutchman pay a quarter more on average than other Europeans, so has Telecompaper calculated commissioned by the ministry. Across the board are more expensive than Dutch providers is closed. In other European countries as a subscription with high-end smartphone

However, if a customer only look at the price, then there are in some cases cheaper options, though they are few, writes Telecompaper. For a subscription of approximately 360 minutes and 2000MB data pay a Dutchman who is looking for a good quarter less than the European average. Who wants subscriptions with the largest data bundle or maximum number of minutes, in the Netherlands is generally badly.

In the area of ​​SIM-only Netherlands does it better, concludes Telecompaper. Especially for users who have little voice minutes and data need are cheap alternatives. Who but again expect to need, many voice minutes or data will be in many cases more.

The calculations also show that providers with their complex structures for subscriptions may fluctuate with prices. For example, a subscription with about 1000 minutes and 500MB data in the eleven countries surveyed an average of 22 euros, but for 1000 minutes and 1GB of data pay a European average much lower at 14 euros.

Minister Kamp withdraw from the study concluded that, in any event sufficient choice in subscriptions in the Netherlands. In total Telecompaper took more than 2,600 subscriptions by eleven countries both providers with their own networks as virtual providers.

Grafiek verspreiden tarieven

Spread rates for a subscription with a high-end device, adjusted for price differences between countries, among the countries in brackets the number of subscriptions offered.


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