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Europe reduces cap on voice-roaming prices

Price reductions are due to EU regulation that aims to "curb the excessive roaming charges consumers had to pay for roaming calls."

By August 29, 2008


Orange launches '2MB for €2' roaming plan, and HD Voice gets a UK trial

Orange launches a daily data roaming plan for customers hoping to keep charges down while travelling abroad, and confirms a UK trial of HD Voice for this spring

By February 15, 2010


Going on an extended international trip? Get a local SIM

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers some insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while traveling abroad.

By July 23, 2014


KnowRoaming SIM sticker slashes roaming fees abroad

KnowRoaming opens preorders for a SIM card sticker that connects travelers to local cell networks. But there is a small catch.

By September 30, 2013


Mobile carriers snap back at European roaming reform

The GSMA, which represents hundreds of carriers, says European Commission VP Neelie Kroes' effort to eliminate roaming fees is causing regulatory whiplash in the mobile network industry.

By June 3, 2013


Gamer idol Jennifer Hale to prove Everyone Games at GX3

The con that's been saying #EveryoneGames since 2012 is back for round 3. LGBTQ gamers and friends -- and Jennifer Hale fans -- mark your calendars for GX3 now.

By September 16, 2014


Sprint to join rural operators in nationwide roaming hub

Sprint will be among the first to participate in the Competitive Carrier Association’s Data Access Hub, which could give carriers of all sizes access to a true nationwide 4G LTE network.

By March 26, 2014


Top tips for traveling with your smartphone

Before you book your next vacation, be sure to watch this travel episode of The Fix.

By April 7, 2014


​Traveling abroad this summer? Assessing your best smartphone options

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon breaks down best ways to use your smartphone while overseas without breaking the bank.

By June 13, 2014


Courts give smaller wireless carriers a gift

Today's federal Court of Appeals decision to uphold the FCC's rule to force Verizon to accept rules for data roaming is victory not only for the FCC, but also for smaller carriers.

By December 4, 2012