Consumers will next year be able to use their mobile phones across the European Union for the same price as at home, it is planned, after officials voted to fast-track major reforms of telecoms regulation.It will cost the same to use a smartphone on the Continent as at home under the proposals

via EU to end mobile roaming charges next year – Telegraph.

Some good news from Europe for a change, and some interesting food for thought.

Does this mean that I will now be allowed to pick up a pre-pay sim card in, say, Germany, and use it as my primary sim in Ireland? Can I now shop for the best rates in all of the EU?