back to article ECJ: Hey Belgian telcos - don't bother serving the huddled masses

European governments cannot force mobile providers to pay for providing a minimum service to disadvantaged people, the European Court of Justice has ruled. The Universal Service Directive requires EU countries to make basic communication services “such as making a phone call from a fixed location at an affordable price or …

  1. Ben Bonsall

    "Unlike other Robin Hoods, *I* can do an English accent"

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      And just how far will that get you in Brussels?

  2. John Brown (no body) Silver badge

    At a fixed location

    A mobile phone at a fixed location for use by the disadvantaged? That's a phone box, isn't it?

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