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No more roaming charges for Europeans

Landmark policy shift is part of broader efforts to unite Europe digitally

Few Europeans regularly travel beyond their national borders so critics of the move say it offers limited benefits.

New York

AFTER a decade of debate, Europe will finally abolish cellphone roaming charges this week, allowing people from Britain to Bulgaria to call, send text messages and surf the web without incurring eye-watering charges when travelling across the 28-nation bloc.