Curbing roaming bad habits

The severe hike in global roaming bills, as reported by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman today, is a by-product of our ingrained mobile habits.

These days, its second nature for Australian’s to use telephony and 3G services on the move. It feels awkward operate without them.

It’s easy to imagine that global roaming bill shock is simply caused by Australians attempting to continue the use of these privileges overseas without realising that doing so incurs a rather drastic cost.

So to help keep you out the clutches telco bill shock, today’s infographic created by Text and sourced from the Going Global blog offers some tips on how to use your smartphone overseas without racking up a rather extravagant bill.