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    Globetrotters aren't just tall, athletic people with fancy finesse in twirling basketballs. They're people who travel across the earth for whatever reason, be it for pleasure or for work. T-Mobile has made multiple moves to support these kinds of people while Sprint has trailed behind the Un-carrier with its own free global roaming amenity. It's not much of an amenity, though, as it limits speeds in 60 countries down to 2G speeds or 64kbps. Well, make that 61. From Pinar del Rio to Baracoa, Cuba is now all yours to sprint across if you're on Sprint. CEO Marcelo Claure announced the ...

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    If you've never been surprised by a $690 roaming bill like I did once, trust me, you don't want to know what it's like. We can't denny that the ability for cell phones to roam and work in other countries was the stuff of dreams a few decades ago, but that's until people began seeing the crazy bills for phone calls, text messages and data. T-Mobile has fixed some of that for people in the United States traveling to Canada or Mexico, but the European Parliament just took things a longer step further. The European Parliament just passed a law that abolishes phone, text and even data roaming ...

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    If you are based in Europe, chances are that you often find yourself in another country, while your phone picks up a foreign carrier's signal, and roams. While international roaming costs are still high enough, the European Commission is trying to further lower rates, until, eventually, these will be completely cleared. Starting July 1, European international roaming costs will drop more than 50% from last summer. Data is getting the biggest cut, one of 55.5%, from 45 cents per MB to 20 cents per MB. A text message will cost 6 cents instead of 8, while for receiving a call you'll pay 5 ...

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