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The Curse of the Roaming Charge

9008639493?profile=originalThe Curse of the Roaming Charge

Or, roaming charges can be dangerous to your health.

Heard the latest horror stories about travelers experiencing near-cardiac arrest when they get  the bill for roaming charges from their mobile provider?

Michelle Higgins, writing in The New York Times,  tells the story of a Verizon customer traveling in Jamaica, who racked up an $11,0000 bill in roaming charges for four days of trying, unsuccessfully, to text and check email.

That Verizon reduced the bill to $2,500
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