UK Travelers’ Mobile Phone Status While Traveling, January 2014 [CHART]

Chart - UK Travelers' Mobile Phone Status While Traveling

Stories often crop up in the mainstream media about holidaymakers from the UK returning home to find their mobile phone bill has run into thousands of pounds. Roaming charges clearly remain a hazard for UK travelers, and one that most mobile phone users are well aware of.

A recent study conducted by TNS for the European Commission found that when UK travelers visited another EU country, many of them switched off their mobile phones. Indeed, 37% admitted to doing so, while a further 36% said they disabled the data roaming capabilities of their phones. Read the rest at eMarketer.

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