Global roaming charges for data, texts and calls is a sore point for Australians travelling overseas, and is the subject of ongoing investigation including this one : [amta.org.au...]
Today, 2 of the big 3 carriers announced a reduction in charges : [zdnet.com...] Still looks mighty expensive to me. Telstra, a major carrier here cites it as one of the most profitable sectors of it's massive enterprise.
Are folks ranting in your region as well? What are they saying and have the regulators started to probe the apparent price gouging of those carriers.