Friday April 3, 2020

Your Money: Don't get caught out by nasty roaming charges

While roaming charges for mobile phone users travelling abroad are coming down, they can still mean a nasty surprise when you get your next bill.

26th May, 2012
Using your mobile while away can result in nasty phone bills. Photo: Thinkstock

While roaming charges for mobile phone users travelling abroad are coming down, they can still mean a nasty surprise when you get your next bill.

Operators, unencumbered by the same kind of regulation - or competition - that they encounter in other countries, have been known to charge up to €8 per megabyte downloaded on your phone.

In other words, if you're not careful, it could cost you €40 to download a single song from...

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