Normally, news that mobile roaming charges will no longer apply in all the member states of the European Union would be met with thrill and joy.
Instead, it’s been met by silence on social media.
It seems a clear point score for consumers, who will be paying for calls, texts, and data in other EU countries the same rate they pay at home.
The European Commission hailed the end of roaming charges as “a true European success story.”
“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” the commission said. (We’d say that keeping Europe from continually going to war with itself is a greater success, but saving money on phones is good too.) Read more…