Data roaming fees can be the disastrous result of traveling with your cellular data on. According to the GSM Association, a professional society of mobile operators, roaming fees can range anywhere from $1.07 per megabyte to a whopping $30.95 per megabyte.
These astonishing charges make it crucial for travelers to understand their connectivity options while they’re on the road, so they don’t get stuck with fees. Here’s what you need to know.
Most mainstream domestic calling plans have very unforgiving roaming fees. If you are about to make a long trip, you should ask your mobile carrier about an international calling plan, which will keep you connected even while you’re abroad. [Read more…]