‘Incomprehensible’ gas price hikes exposed

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An energy sector watchdog has hit out at energy providers for jacking up gas prices.Independent market observer E-Control said today (Weds) companies operating in Austria must not give the ongoing debate about a possible farewell to nuclear energy in Germany as a reason for their gas price hikes.E-Control revealed Austrian households have been forced to […]

Non-EU roaming costs warning issued

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Austrian consumer watchdogs have warned holidaymakers of high mobile phone costs in Turkey and Croatia.Labour Chamber (AK) experts said today (Weds) roaming costs in Croatia could reach a whopping two Euros per minute depending on the chosen provider.They also warned making a one-minute long mobile phone call from Turkey to Austria can cost up to […]

Austrian energy price hike reported as EU average drops

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Consumer watchdogs are expected to launch another scathing attack at energy providers at it emerged that energy and gas became more expensive in Austria while prices declined on average in the European Union (EU).Eurostat, the European Commission¬ís (EC) statistics agency, announced today (Fri) that the average price for energy provided to EU households dropped by […]