More stories on Roaming Charges
Submitted by darci on Tue, 03/22/2011 - 07:31
Gillian Shaw 4 Mar 2011 COMMENTS(22) Digital LifeIt may be too late for the Vancouver woman who racked up a $37,000 data bill on Telus while vacationing in Egypt with her new iPhone. But using your cell phone for chatting, surfing, tweeting and sending emails while you travel doesn't have to set back you the price of a fully loaded SUV. Fortunately for Alanna Fero, Telus says it is willing to forgo much of the bill, even though when its security system noticed the huge spike early on and cut off the data service to prevent a further spiral, Telus says the customer asked that it be turned back on. Read on. This story seems to be more Apple related but really we need to be careful on any wireless device we use when traveling outside our home area!