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Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 16-07-2018, 14:16
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By bourbonkiller
Today is the 16th of july. Any news on the...

Today is the 16th of july. Any news on the replacement SIM that should have been sent out? I haven't got one!

Looks like piranha is gone...?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 28-06-2018, 07:01
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By bourbonkiller
I have activated one of their addon packages to...

I have activated one of their addon packages to keep the SIM valid for a year, eben without using it. Its CHF 5 per year and can be booked within the customer zone.

Regarding Country List for...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-06-2018, 12:14
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By bourbonkiller
Finally email support fixed my error with VoIP...

Finally email support fixed my error with VoIP login on Saturday within hour, very prompt! Tried out the VoIP feature which is for outgoing calls only (no incoming like on old piranha).

It seems...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-06-2018, 14:50
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By bourbonkiller
I swapped my Koko SIM card now to my iPhone to...

I swapped my Koko SIM card now to my iPhone to replace my Toggle SIM card. Network comes up automatically (which was not the case with my old Toggle Sim). There is a special profile for Switzerland...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-06-2018, 13:14
Replies: 78
Views: 7,527
Posted By bourbonkiller
My phone number comes in the format +44 7937...

My phone number comes in the format +44 7937 XXXXX which should be Jersey Telekom. So it's Jersey not IoM. At the end, it will not differ much, as the numbers are higher priced then common UK mobile...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-06-2018, 12:44
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By bourbonkiller
One thing I forgot above. Koko Mobile does...

One thing I forgot above. Koko Mobile does support LTE data roaming in several countries and the list of networks is constantly expanding. Just recently they added Austria!

Albanien Vodafone...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-06-2018, 12:40
Replies: 78
Views: 7,527
Posted By bourbonkiller
I have started a new thread for Koko mobile with...

I have started a new thread for Koko mobile with a quick review / overview of the services. Maybe we should head over to that thread to discuss Koko and leave space here for Piranha Mobile...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-06-2018, 12:38
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By bourbonkiller
Koko Mobile / Naka

I thought it's about time to start a new Thread for Koko Mobile / NAKA, as people do post in the "2017 Piranha Mobile" Thread about it.

As I am aware of, @GadgetKen already have such a SIM and I...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-05-2018, 14:29
Replies: 78
Views: 7,527
Posted By bourbonkiller
I've requested a new simcard yesterday. Has...

I've requested a new simcard yesterday. Has anyone heard back from them after the request?

I am quite curious to know about the new platform they are changing to with direct dial. Any rumors or...
Forum: Germany 03-04-2018, 20:02
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By bourbonkiller
It works over wifi or cellular coverage. They...

It works over wifi or cellular coverage. They claim it works with EDGE, 3G and 4G
Forum: Germany 02-04-2018, 19:20
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By bourbonkiller
satellite.me; new german mobile operator without simcards

I came across a new project of sipgate germany called satellite.me (www.satellite.me (http://www.satellite.me)). It is a crossing between classic VOIP via app but including a german mobile number.
...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-02-2018, 15:19
Replies: 78
Views: 7,527
Posted By bourbonkiller
To me it seems like this feature (VoIP) is gone....

To me it seems like this feature (VoIP) is gone. Simcard works fine for the moment. I always thought that VoIP is a integral feature of the Simcard itself and all forwarding and callback works via...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-02-2018, 13:06
Replies: 78
Views: 7,527
Posted By bourbonkiller
Not sure if its really a matter of the App...

Not sure if its really a matter of the App Update. I use Bria and have tried with other voip apps and can not connect any more since mid january...

:o
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-01-2018, 19:28
Replies: 78
Views: 7,527
Posted By bourbonkiller
Is Piranha voip service down? I tried to connect...

Is Piranha voip service down? I tried to connect to the voip server from two devices today and it doesn't connect at all. Error message is showing up...
Forum: Europe 26-11-2017, 12:45
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
Lycamobile added packages with included EU...

Lycamobile added packages with included EU roaming in the UK, Austria and Germany, quite curious if they will bring it to toggle too!
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-11-2017, 16:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By bourbonkiller
Home from the office, I put my xxsim into a phone...

Home from the office, I put my xxsim into a phone to try. Placing outgoing calls roaming on a swiss network (sunrise) worked ok, already using the UK Jersey number.

However, calling back from my...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-11-2017, 15:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By bourbonkiller
I had contact with the support of XXsim today....

I had contact with the support of XXsim today. They told me, that my UK Number is already assigned and it is a regular UK number. My number is +44 7700 3XXXXX.

Researching it here...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 01-11-2017, 21:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By bourbonkiller
Here is the official email that I found in my...

Here is the official email that I found in my Inbox today:

Dear XXSIM registered customer,

Please take note that we will add a new, free feature to all of our XXSIM cards. A new UK Number...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 30-10-2017, 21:06
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By bourbonkiller
It is, what the website says. I've compared that...

It is, what the website says. I've compared that rate to XXSIM, their 2GB package is only available in the EU countries (Zone 1). If you head over to travelsim, they also state "Zone 1" for the 2GB...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 30-10-2017, 17:54
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By bourbonkiller
From their website: You can choose between...

From their website:
You can choose between LemonSIM Classic which offers "pay as you go" rates on 140 countries (from 0.19 /MB) and "data packages" on 112 countries (from 0.00 /MB)

Following...
Forum: Europe 30-08-2017, 21:24
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
@tivoboy, I agree, the old data packages are...

@tivoboy,

I agree, the old data packages are greatly missed. Compared to the now present EU roam like at home rates, the old 1 GB for 20 GBP is a bad offer. But if you need the Toggle Sim and it...
Forum: Europe 09-08-2017, 17:23
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
Interesting detail to all of you. We heard rumors...

Interesting detail to all of you. We heard rumors here before, that Toggle Mobile will want to shut down somewhen in the future.

I just had a conversation with the Toggle Mobile Helpline to...
Forum: Germany 23-04-2017, 09:18
Replies: 1
Views: 999
Posted By bourbonkiller
ALDI Talk Roaming troubles

I've been to Bulgaria the week before easter and as always, I had my Backup phone with the German Aldi SIM with me. Phone registerred fine on the network. I've booked the EU Data package, got the...
Forum: Europe 20-04-2017, 12:42
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
Agreed, you are right! That price is far above...

Agreed, you are right! That price is far above the roaming cap
Forum: Europe 19-04-2017, 16:07
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
It's a matter of fact, that Toggle relies on...

It's a matter of fact, that Toggle relies on national (local) profiles, so a card switches to a local sim card profile. If you are in Germany, your card behaves like a german lycamobile simcard. Same...
Forum: Europe 25-03-2017, 13:05
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
when switching country, APN setting may get lost...

when switching country, APN setting may get lost (at least in the past). Check if you have the correct APN settings and it should work!

APN: data.lycamobile.co.uk
username: lmuk
password: plus
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 07-02-2017, 12:00
Replies: 1
Views: 1,179
Posted By bourbonkiller
Limited roaming networks for SALT Switzerland

I do have a Europe unlimited plan from SALT (ex orange) in Switzerland. I work in Switzerland and live in Austria, therefor I am roaming quite often in austrian networks.

With no automatic network...
Forum: Europe 25-12-2016, 14:05
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
I've raised that question to Customer Support...

I've raised that question to Customer Support quite some time back and got the answer, that any number but the one of the network the SIM was booked in latest, could be transferred to a new SIM card....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-11-2016, 10:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,558
Posted By bourbonkiller
any experience with ACE worldtravelsim

I came across a service called ACE worldtravelsim in some internet forums. Googled the service and got the following website: https://worldtravelsim.com/proddetail.asp?prod=World.Travel.SIM

I am...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-09-2016, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 2,141
Posted By bourbonkiller
I've ordered a XXSim three weeks ago for a South...

I've ordered a XXSim three weeks ago for a South America journey. The SIM will cost, I think it's 9,90 or 12,90. If you do not order top up's, the SIM comes with zero balance.

You will need to...
Forum: Europe 27-04-2016, 13:13
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
I am wondering, what will be the roaming rates...

I am wondering, what will be the roaming rates for non Toggle-Mobile countries from 1st of may 2016? The calculator at their website still shows the recent prices...

BK
Forum: Mobile Phones 02-08-2015, 14:31
Replies: 8
Views: 4,630
Posted By bourbonkiller
Beside my love for Windows Phone (which is my...

Beside my love for Windows Phone (which is my daily phone os), my Piranha Sim sticks in a Blackberry Q5 I bought last summer as a O2 prepaid bundle in UK for GBP 99.00

When travelling, it is the...
Forum: Mobile Phones 02-08-2015, 14:23
Replies: 6
Views: 10,897
Posted By bourbonkiller
@ international. Best option in 2015 would...

@ international.

Best option in 2015 would be, if you look on certain platforms such as ebay if you find a cheap Blackberry q5 (maybe q10) or some dated qwerty moibles like the nokia e71, e72 or...
Forum: Europe 28-05-2015, 17:03
Replies: 7
Views: 3,287
Posted By bourbonkiller
I don't know where you stay, but have you thought...

I don't know where you stay, but have you thought about a togglemobile.nl simcard? It will give you a Netherlands mobile number whith free incoming calls in certain countries.

Other option could...
Forum: Europe 15-05-2015, 16:33
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
This is already good news. I've been waiting...

This is already good news. I've been waiting desperately for a Austrian number and tried to register one just a moment ago. It gives an error saying: Country alias is invalid

Will try in some days...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 22-02-2015, 13:31
Replies: 431
Views: 94,164
Posted By bourbonkiller
Hi guys, FYI: I've ordered a iNum incoming number...

Hi guys, FYI: I've ordered a iNum incoming number to my Piranha Sim. No setup fee and a monthly charge of 0,50 GBP.

It took no more then 24 hours to set it up and works like a charm. I've tried...
Forum: Europe 02-11-2014, 12:24
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
Also no issues at my end. Worked propper in...

Also no issues at my end. Worked propper in Switzerland and also roaming in Austria...
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 23-09-2014, 08:59
Replies: 1
Views: 3,072
Posted By bourbonkiller
Orange Switzerland launches "roaming unlimited" Tariff

Again, not a prepaid offer, but might appeal some of you "heavy users". From the Orange website:

"call and text without limits at home or in EuropeWith Orange Me Unlimited Roaming at only CHF...
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 23-09-2014, 08:53
Replies: 0
Views: 2,772
Posted By bourbonkiller
New Offer from Swiss Post and Orange

"Das Abo" is not a prepaid offer, but a contract with one month minimum subscription. For CHF 39.00 per month it offer

- unlimited calls within Switzerland
- unlimited calls to EU/US
-...
Forum: Europe 22-09-2014, 07:02
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
@chrisneedtoknow Have a look at the...

@chrisneedtoknow



Have a look at the new orange.ch unlimited EU roaming offer, that might be ideal for you!
Forum: Europe 07-09-2014, 21:12
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
review of the 1GB data service

I've just returned from a multi country trip to Switzerland, Spain and Germany and have tested the new data package from togglemobile UK.

I must say, it's been a fantastic experience with no lags,...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-08-2014, 18:36
Replies: 7
Views: 3,220
Posted By bourbonkiller
Savemoneysim.com

Does anyone of you know about savemoneysim? I use their service for quite some time know and it saved me a lot of money in china and India this year.



I've got a sim card from them free of...
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-08-2014, 17:23
Replies: 18
Views: 11,801
Posted By bourbonkiller
There are a lot of cheap Windows Phones coming up...

There are a lot of cheap Windows Phones coming up within the next weeks, as Microsoft stopped cashing in for the OS and OEM's can use it for free now:

Xolo Q900s...
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-08-2014, 17:10
Replies: 18
Views: 11,801
Posted By bourbonkiller
I use Windows Mobile as my main phone os, maybe...

I use Windows Mobile as my main phone os, maybe you are interrested in some essential apps for WP8(.1) if you travel a lot:



Aldi Talk App: ...
Forum: Europe 16-08-2014, 16:41
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
I haven't discovered this yet, as I always switch...

I haven't discovered this yet, as I always switch manually because of Austrian and Swiss Networks available at my place and my worry, to switch into roaming mode without notice. However, my wife's...
Forum: Europe 16-08-2014, 10:57
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
It seems, you still don't get the point. Toggle...

It seems, you still don't get the point. Toggle is a Multi-National Data offer, not a EU roaming package. Austria is not even included in their offer, what happens if you take your Aldi-Talk SIM to...
Forum: Europe 15-08-2014, 23:28
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
I am not going to answer each of your detailed...

I am not going to answer each of your detailed picks, since it's simply not worth battling here. It's not my interrest to fight with you. We have all waited so long for such a Multi-National...
Forum: Europe 15-08-2014, 22:50
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
@ Inquisitor It is getting confusing and...

@ Inquisitor

It is getting confusing and hard to follow with edits of post whilst the other writes a new reply.

You are all Masters of prepaid gsm knowledge. But with all respect, this is the...
Forum: Europe 15-08-2014, 22:18
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
@ Inquisitor, I got your point quite right, but...

@ Inquisitor, I got your point quite right, but that might be your personal need or flavour. Take it the other way round. You sit in your hotel room, no free WIFI and need to download one or more...
Forum: Europe 15-08-2014, 21:44
Replies: 580
Views: 144,726
Posted By bourbonkiller
sorry guys, but some of you are really insane....

sorry guys, but some of you are really insane. Talking of "overpriced data" for a 20 Pound / 1 GB package valid throughout the Toggle Mobile countries is just ILL.

Here is a overview of some...
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