Roaming

'That'll Be £2,907 Please': Falling Fowl of Mobile Data Roaming Charges in Turkey

Ernest Doku | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Tech
Ernest Doku

Another day, another tale of a teenage tearaway causing mayhem and leaving her parents to foot the eye-watering bill. Vandalism, drug-taking or illegal raves we hear you ask? No, actually, this time it's mobile roaming charges.

EU Roaming Charge Caps: Beneficial for the Consumer

Richard L Wood | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Richard L Wood

This week has seen a lot of news on the EU, and has split opinion between those pro-EU and those sceptical of it. It seems that all EU news these days is negative, particularly since the financial crash and the rise of UKIP. But there is one piece of news from the EU that is positive and benefits the consumer...

End Of The Roaming Rip-Off?

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

The cost of using a mobile phone abroad will be slashed from Monday under new EU rules. A price cap on downloading data means looking at maps, chec...

Sun, Sea and Mobiles: Get the Most Out of Your Phone on Holiday

Andreas Bernström | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech
Andreas Bernström

Most people never go anywhere without their mobile these days and there even exists a name for those who experience anxiety when they are without their phone: nomophobia. What's more, O2 claim mobile usage abroad is growing by 100% each year.

Dialling Down the Cost of Mobile Roaming Charges

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

EU legislation always involves some give and take but ultimately it should provide more benefits than drawbacks.