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Roaming fees to disappear


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Roaming fees to disappear

Mobile phone roaming fees disappear on Thursday.

The move is part of the EU’s drive to create a single digital market across the continent.

It should mean an end to those huge holiday phone bills

Those who travel regularly – or even commute to another EU country – should end up spending less on calls, texts and surfing.

Critics say these people are in the minority.

The legislation has been ten years in the making, following initial opposition from cell phone operators.

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