Tag: roaming

Orange Travel Angel saves you from big bills

In our recent podcast we were discussing roaming packages and data. It’s a problem that face when they go abroad – that bill shock. A lot of changes have been made recently to ensure that prices are reduced and are more reasonable when you go on holiday. However, …

Cheap Data Roaming Bundles from T-Mobile

Following recently announced roaming deals from Vodaphone and Three, T-Mobile are the latest to announce their roaming offering ahead of the new EU billing rules that apply from 1st July 2012. Known as Internet and Broadband Travel Boosters and available from 19th June, the operator is making several choices …

O2 Announce New EU Pricing From July

After the Ofcom ruling where networks have to lower the cost of roaming within the EU, O2 have today announced their plans starting from 1st July and initial impressions look very good. Data will now cost you £1.99 for a day when you connect and that will get …

EU Vote For Mobile Roaming Rate Cap

There is some good news for smartphone users that travel throughout the European Union today as the European parliament voted to place a cap on the cost of mobile roaming charges. To take effect from July, the rates are to be limited to 24p per minute for calls and …

Roaming Charges Set To Fall?

Whilst attending Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona we know too well about the expense of roaming data and to be able to use your phones outside of your home country. Thankfully this could all change!.  Why?, Read the information below and let out a little smile once …

Orange To Offer New Roaming Bundles

Orange have today sent out a press release with information on a new pricing scheme for roaming in the EU including access to a new smartphone application which will let you track your use when roaming, especially good when it comes to roaming data use!. Check below for …

Using your mobile abroad – Another way ?

When you go on holiday or working abroad you’ve got a couple of options for keeping in touch. You can either take your own mobile and keep every conversation really short, or you can buy a SIM card for a local network from eBay, unlock your phone, stick …

The Plea To Three

As a mobile network here in the UK, Three are the most vocal when it comes to social media but not only do they communicate with customers online they take the feedback and use it in a positive way.  For example when The One Plan launched on a …

Expansys offer up the XXSIM

Remember that XXSIM review we did ? Well, despite the sound of the it these SIM cards are ideal for the seasoned traveller and holidaymaker alike. It offers free incoming calls in over 122 countries and slashes the cost of outbound calls. So what’s new ? Well, now …

XXSIM Review

Today we’ve got one of those XXSIM roaming cards that we mentioned the other week. It’s delivered from Switzerland and carries a number from Estonia but it’ll let you receive calls for free in more than 120 countries and there’s no monthly fees. There’s simple roaming rates which …

Travel SIMs – XXSIM offers free incoming calls

We all know the story by now. You go abroad, you use your mobile, then you come home and collapse in shock when the bill arrives. If you’ve got an unlocked handset there are ways around the “roaming shock” by using roaming or travel SIM cards. There’s a …

Orange and T-Mobile 3G roaming. Switch begins today?

Last week we started hearing that the T-Mobile and Orange networks were getting ready to flick the switch on their 3G mast-sharing. Customers of both networks have been able to jump onto the other network when they lose signal for a while now but, due to various rather …

Roaming prices down, Pay As You Go prices up

Roaming costs are just silly. You know it, we know it. New limits of 32p per minute for outgoing calls, 10p per minute for incoming calls and 45p per megabyte will be applied from today with a £45 limit of data consumption, provided you’re roaming within Europe (all …

Roaming charges are still too expensive

Your phone is more than just a device for texting and calling. During the past few years the smartphone is no longer just a “geek” device with a stylus or an Exchange connection, it’s a phone that more people have. People expect to be able to browse, to …

Cheap calling abroad – an experiment

Let’s face it, going abroad is expensive if you use your phone. You can be careful, you can sign up to a network or package which allows a certain amount of data or calling when you’re abroad or… you could do it my way. If you’ve never heard …