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EU divided over how to end mobile roaming charges

By Julia Fioretti and Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Agreeing on the best way to end mobile roaming charges in Europe is proving a difficult task among EU member states who are keen to deliver on their commitment to consumers … Continue reading

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Sprint expands rural roaming program, adding 15 new carriers

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sprint Corp said on Friday it was adding 15 new rural and regional wireless providers to its U.S. Another major perk Sprint offers is access to devices at cheaper prices negotiated with handset distributors, … Continue reading

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Sprint grabs lifeline with rural U.S. roaming deals

By Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming program with rural cellphone companies that could provide a much-needed way for the debt-laden wireless … Continue reading

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Wind Mobile launches low-cost unlimited U.S. roaming plan

By Alastair Sharp and Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) – Wind Mobile, one of the smallest players in Canada's wireless market, said on Thursday it was offering a new low-cost unlimited U.S. roaming plan, a traditionally lucrative niche for its much … Continue reading

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T-Mobile US international options to include no-fee data roaming

By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc on Wednesday said it will offer cheaper international options including texting and data downloads with no extra fees for customers who are traveling overseas as it hopes to gain customers … Continue reading

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Global roaming charges in the spotlight as EU scraps fees – Sydney Morning Herald

The Guardian Global roaming charges in the spotlight as EU scraps feesSydney Morning HeraldAn Australian consumer group has renewed calls for the regulation of mobile roaming charges as the European Union voted to bring an end to the hugely unpopular … Continue reading

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Telecoms groups pan EU roaming plan

Executives see plans for a single market as little more than ‘a headline grabbing move’ that does little to address broader investment issues Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Hey! Tiny spender: monkey found roaming Toronto Ikea store – The Guardian

The Guardian Hey! Tiny spender: monkey found roaming Toronto Ikea storeThe GuardianThe reporter from Canada's CTC television summed things up about as well as anyone could: "How many times has this happened to you – you head out to do … Continue reading

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