Discrepancy over Slovak mobile prices

Slovak authority disagrees with the EC study listing mobile broadband and telephony in Slovakia among the most expensive.

Mobile phone, illustrative stock photoMobile phone, illustrative stock photo (Source: TASR)

While a study of the European Commission puts prices for mobile broadband and telephony in Slovakia among the most expensive in the European Union, the Slovak telecom authority claims the opposite. It stated that the selection of just two mobile operators, while as many as four operate in Slovakia, is behind the inaccurate results.

“The regulatory office checked the comparison of prices done by the European Commission and found shortcomings, distorting the results significantly,” said Roman Vavro, spokesperson of the Slovakia’s Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (RÚ), as cited by the SITA newswire.

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