Tag: roaming

EU Reduces Roaming Charges Cap yet again

Are you planning on taking a trip to one of our fellow EU Countries this summer? Well if you are you’re in for a treat. The EU has managed to reduce roaming charges yet again to help us all save a few pennies when we travel in the …

Virgin Media SmartCall slashes £1.2 million off calls

In October last year Virgin launched Smartcall. The app, which you can download for iPhone or Android handsets let’s you use your home Virgin Phone talk plan on your smartphone. It’s effectively the home phone you can take anywhere and works on pretty much any WiFi hotspot you …

Vodafone reduce their roaming charges just in time for summer

Going on holiday is great, being away from work, being away from real life, relaxing, eating lots of nice food and maybe also drinking lots of fancy foreign drinks. One thing that is difficult though is posting pictures of every last thing you do whilst you’re on holiday …

EU votes to scrap roaming charges

It has been a long time coming but the European parliament has voted to scrap all roaming charges from 15th December next year, assuming it is approved by all the individual governments. The vote was 534 to 25 so heavily in favour, possibly due a recent survey that found …

EE customers to receive 4G roaming in France and Spain

If you’ve used roaming data (watch those charges) then you’ll probably be aware that you can get 100MB of data for £3 per day on EE when abroad. Other options include 200MB to use over 30 days, which is £35. Now however, in France and Spain, EE customers …

EE To offer 4G Roaming for visitors to the UK

EE have today announced that they will be the first network to be offering 4G roaming for visitors to the UK. In an initial tie up with AT&T with more set to follow next year, EE is offering an average of 24-30Mbps 4G roaming in over 160 towns …

Feel at Home from Three UK expanded

Three recently announced a new roaming service called ‘Feel at Home’ which allowed you to take your UK deal abroad to certain countries with you, thus doing away with frustrating or confusing roaming charges. The countries picked were ones that Three operated in – Austria, Denmark, Australia, Italy, …

“Feel at Home” roaming now official with Three [updated]

A few days ago we brought you the news that a new roaming service from Three was about to be launched. Today we can confirm this is happening. The Three site has now been updated with a link to this new service which is based on their old …

Three Like Home returning next month!

Anyone remember the great roaming deal from Three called ‘Three Like Home’? It allowed you to take your UK plan abroad with you and roam on any of the existing Three networks setup around the world such as Australia, Hong Kong etc… Here is a list of countries …

Roaming rates slashed. Now just £470 per GB!

Blow up the balloons, order a cake, we’re going to have a party! Roaming rates are dropping today. New EU limits kick in to…slightly reduce your costs. Data especially is now a lot cheaper, but we’re still a long way from being able to use phones as we …

Silence is golden.. sometimes

I’m out in America at the moment. I’ll admit that I’m very lucky, and have had the opportunity to visit a good many times now. I usually plan things out and ensure that my phone, which is unlocked, has a US SIM card so that I can make …

EU looking to make roaming charges history

We all know that using a phone abroad can be very expensive especially for data. There may be hope on the horizon though thanks to this woman. This is Neelie Kroes and she is the European Commissioner for Digital Agenda. With EU roaming charges already set to drop …

Globalgig reduces prices, adds more data-roaming countries

If you intend to go abroad and use data then you usually need to either remortgage your home or take out a roaming data plan. Three do unlimited data for a daily charge of £5 and other networks are starting to offer smaller allowances at a daily charge, …

A new European network heading our way?

If you’re in the US you’ll know that, whether you’re in New York or Los Angeles, calling your friends in other American cities isn’t that expensive. However, if you live in the UK and travel the short distance to France you’ll suddenly find that calling costs ramp up. …

Globalgig – Cheap data when you go abroad? Yes, really.

Bear with me on this, because this thing could just blow your mind. Well… if not it’ll at least rock the mobile market a bit. Imagine you’re about to travel abroad and want to use your phone or MiFi out there for keeping connected to the web. You’re …

Three Euro Internet Pass Review

It has been a while since we reviewed a mobile service however as I am a Three UK customer and jetting off to Madrid and Austria for 11 days, it seems like a good opportunity to review a service that I will be using daily and that is …