EU To Abolish Data Roaming Charges
We've all been there - a quick phone call on holiday resulting in an extortionate phone bill when we get home. That might be about to change for mobile phone users in the European Union. Members of the European Parliament have voted to scrap the extra costs of using a mobile phone in countries across the EU. Instead users will be charged the same as they would in their home countries. But, we are in for a wait because the changes don't kick in for a year and a half. But is there a risk that customers will be facing higher prices whether they travel or not? Scott Bicheno is the editor of the online magazine telecoms.com.