Roaming charges to be abolished within the EU
As from 15 June 2017 all roaming charges, including data roaming, will be abolished across the EU. This will mean that one will pay the same prices as at home and the days of shocks on the cost of international calls will be gone. It needs to be pointed out however that roaming charge still apply outside the EU!
Here is a picture of Marty Cooper, the inventor of the mobile telephone who on 3 April 1973 made the first cellular telephone call in New York to his main competitor Joel Engel to let him know what he had just discovered!