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Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 11-07-2018, 00:56
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Views: 1,141
Posted By MBK
The rates look good. Thanks for the info.

The rates look good. Thanks for the info.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 30-05-2018, 15:38
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By MBK
They are still very much useful for people in...

They are still very much useful for people in Switzerland. (which is in the middle of the EU but not in the EU).

The hypocrisy, as you are saying, is that you can arrive in Zurich and call as in...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
Ok, thanks for the feed back.

Ok, thanks for the feed back.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 15:22
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
OK, but you can re purchase the unlimited data...

OK, but you can re purchase the unlimited data packages several times?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 15:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
Yes, that's what I explained [emoji4]. In...

Yes, that's what I explained [emoji4].

In the app can you purchase the 35 unlimited 30 day data package ? And can you purchase it again after it expires?

Or do you see only the limited data...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 14:53
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
No, I don't think you can port your German...

No, I don't think you can port your German number?

But as I understand it: You can forward the calls from your German Sim (assuming you have an unlimited calls abo) to a German DID you purchase...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 14:32
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
Another issue according to the faq: you can SMS...

Another issue according to the faq: you can SMS any number in the world, but you can't receive any incoming SMS (only from people using the app).
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 14:30
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
And you can purchase an incoming number DID for...

And you can purchase an incoming number DID for 12 months. But according to the faq you can't receive any incoming calls if you don't top up every 6 months (even if you have credit, your credit is...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 14:08
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
Does this mean you can use the unlimited data...

Does this mean you can use the unlimited data package only once in the life of your sim? :


The Europe UNLIMITED and Asia UNLIMITED are starter plans and not renewable. Once the plan is expired,...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 13:55
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
And the 35 unlimited data package is not...

And the 35 unlimited data package is not renewable? Does this mean that after you use it once you can only get limited data packages?

Do I understand the faq right?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 13:42
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
There are several apps that offer the same...

There are several apps that offer the same service with incoming phone numbers.

So it looks more interesting to use this sim with another app that gives you an incoming number in the same way.
...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 13:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
Yes, the credit doesn't expire (good). But the...

Yes, the credit doesn't expire (good). But the sim is blocked if you don't top up every 6 month. You can use your remaining credit again after you top up. If you don't top up the sim is blocked.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2018, 13:28
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By MBK
Looks good, thanks for the info. It seems to...

Looks good, thanks for the info.

It seems to be an only data sim, calls are made via their voip app (so calls are using your data credit an dont use the data credit when on wifi).

The only...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2017, 21:01
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By MBK
So, does this mean the website hasn't been...

So, does this mean the website hasn't been updated, or it was free before and now isn't any more?

Thanks.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2017, 19:11
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By MBK
On the website it says the UK number is...

On the website it says the UK number is 0.50/month?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-11-2017, 20:28
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By MBK
Thanks for the extensive testing. Have you...

Thanks for the extensive testing.

Have you tried calling the Salt customer service to file an issue with them?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-11-2017, 15:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By MBK
Thanks for the feedback. This number is more...

Thanks for the feedback.

This number is more expensive to call than normal UK numbers.

After testing calling to it with the regular voip providers that charge free or 1 or 2 cents when calling...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-11-2017, 00:57
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By MBK
Given that incoming will remain free in the same...

Given that incoming will remain free in the same 150 countries its relatively certain it won't be a normal number.

But it will of course be interesting to see how much calls to this number will be...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-11-2017, 00:51
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By MBK
Will this UK number also be shown when sending...

Will this UK number also be shown when sending Sms?

Thanks.
Forum: Europe 02-08-2017, 11:48
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
Nice, the only thing missing is data packages.

Nice, the only thing missing is data packages.
Forum: Europe 23-06-2017, 12:50
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
So now we are paying for incoming calls?

So now we are paying for incoming calls?
Forum: Europe 14-04-2016, 22:43
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
This is a general problem with many (all ?)...

This is a general problem with many (all ?) different providers when roaming, depending on the countries.

I guess toggle is saying this isn't an issue because they can't do anything about it on...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 10-04-2016, 23:52
Replies: 2
Views: 3,826
Posted By MBK
I never tested localphone, but it seems cheap and...

I never tested localphone, but it seems cheap and looks more reliable than dellmont.

But if you need rock solid with still low rates I'd say anveodirect (if you don't need the full blown anveo...
Forum: Europe 16-03-2016, 01:52
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
Does this mean toggle isn't needed anymore? ...

Does this mean toggle isn't needed anymore?

Any Lyca sim now offers the same service?

What about the rates?
Forum: Europe 16-01-2015, 22:08
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
Yes, it's free.

Yes, it's free.
Forum: Europe 08-08-2014, 13:35
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
@bourbonkiller thanks for the heads up. ...

@bourbonkiller thanks for the heads up.



... Switzerland is still free too.

So, does this leaves us with the 13 Toggle countries with free incoming calls if you have the local number (and...
Forum: Europe 22-07-2014, 19:11
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
Does this mean that without a local number it's...

Does this mean that without a local number it's 4p and free with a local number?
Forum: Europe 03-04-2014, 11:34
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
The short code to disable the voice-mail is the...

The short code to disable the voice-mail is the same as the lyca one.

I think it was *185#, but you can verify this on the website.
Forum: Europe 29-01-2014, 16:10
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
Thanks for the update Chris. I am very...

Thanks for the update Chris.

I am very happy with my Toggle Sim. It works great. A dual sim phone is advised until they add data packages.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-01-2014, 20:33
Replies: 157
Views: 46,443
Posted By MBK
Piranha is more expensive for calls & sms + they...

Piranha is more expensive for calls & sms + they charge for incoming calls. This is absolutely not interesting compared to Toggle in the Toggle countries.

Furthermore, min reload is not 25 but...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-01-2014, 15:48
Replies: 157
Views: 46,443
Posted By MBK
It all depends on how and where you are roaming. ...

It all depends on how and where you are roaming.

For limited roaming in some areas, Piranha is good. For Europe & US toggle counties Toggle is best, etc..

For the worldwide traveller,...
Forum: Europe 08-11-2013, 20:52
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
According to your border crossing experience, is...

According to your border crossing experience, is the automatic country selection working fine, or do think it is still better to select the country manually in the toggle menu?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 06-11-2013, 22:23
Replies: 16
Views: 6,390
Posted By MBK
Looking forward to your reports. Especially...

Looking forward to your reports.

Especially noteworthy :

- the sim never expires, unlimited lifetime
- free incoming calls in 54 countries
- incoming calls working if credit runs out
-...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 11:03
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
I use betamax. Yes it needs to enable the...

I use betamax.

Yes it needs to enable the data connection to trigger the callback, but this is so cheap it's irrelevant imho.

With Toggle in Toggle countries the data cost is less than 1 cent...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 10:22
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
This is where you are wrong. These people...

This is where you are wrong.

These people are not ripped off by the +372 numbers (termination isn't more than 0.15$ -- this also means that betamax is cheaper than the official termination rates)....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 08:01
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
One more thing: Even with 0 credit you can...

One more thing:

Even with 0 credit you can still receive free incoming calls in 154 countries with the Travelsims.

With 0 credit, call forwarding also keeps working to the same 154 countries...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 07:53
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
Yes, I understand. With Toggle you also have...

Yes, I understand.

With Toggle you also have the UK number, and you receive the call for free in 20 countries. (now add a betamax callback to this - perhaps even on the +1 Toggle number which is...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 07:32
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
The only thing needed is to install a free app...

The only thing needed is to install a free app from your phone's app store (I recommend Mobilevoip or phone2phone, there are others), load some prepaid credit and you can start calling.

But...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 01:08
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
Voip has quality/stability/availability issues. ...

Voip has quality/stability/availability issues.

Furhtermore, if you use VOIP the same providers I am using for callback also have VOIP, cheaper than Piranha (your example: Thailand is free to call...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 00:42
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
Toggle has replaced my main local SIM in Europe,...

Toggle has replaced my main local SIM in Europe, so the 90 days are no problem for me as I use it all the time.

Even a quick 0.005 cent data charge once every 90 days is enough to keep it going.
...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2013, 00:22
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
No, it's not. :D This is why I said I...

No, it's not. :D



This is why I said I am using a dual SIM phone: Toggle for Toggle countries (where I am often) and Travelsim for worldwide coverage.

And both SIMs are used with...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-11-2013, 23:32
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
Yes, you are right. The 90 days Toggle...

Yes, you are right. The 90 days Toggle requirement is not a problem for me as I am regularly in the Toggle countries.

I try to limit my data use to WIFI. On the go, the Toggle and Travelsims cost...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-11-2013, 20:20
Replies: 431
Views: 112,778
Posted By MBK
I don't see this, and I have been looking at it...

I don't see this, and I have been looking at it seriously for a long time.

I am always looking for other options, but as far as I can see the best possible worldwide option is a Travelsim line of...
Forum: Europe 09-10-2013, 15:08
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
New SMS rates: down from 9p to 7p. :) ...

New SMS rates: down from 9p to 7p. :)

Beware: My US number just expired after the 30 days. I forgot to purchase the number and this time I didn't get the 3 days warning SMS I usually get for the...
Forum: Europe 21-09-2013, 01:54
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
During the Paypal checkout you can change the...

During the Paypal checkout you can change the currency back to if you want (click to change the payment option). This way you credit card will be charged for the original amount in .
Forum: Europe 19-09-2013, 01:09
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
News from Toggle's twitter, September 16...

News from Toggle's twitter, September 16 (https://twitter.com/ToggleMobile/status/379637160514580481):


"Belgium will have local rates and also a local number hopefully this week or the...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 19-09-2013, 01:00
Replies: 157
Views: 46,443
Posted By MBK
Toggle Mobile: Belgium will have local rates and...

Toggle Mobile: Belgium will have local rates and also a local number hopefully this week or the following. Twitter, September 16 (https://twitter.com/ToggleMobile/status/379637160514580481)
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 19-09-2013, 00:26
Replies: 7
Views: 2,673
Posted By MBK
I am surprised they haven't offered to send you a...

I am surprised they haven't offered to send you a free sim. This is what they usually do when people have trouble ordering.



5 with 5 credit, 1.99 postage worldwide...
Forum: Europe 19-09-2013, 00:06
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
Have you tried setting up a VPN on the mobile,...

Have you tried setting up a VPN on the mobile, and tethering afterwards?

This should circumvent any filtering and tethering blocks.

Furthermore, have you tried contacting support to ask if they...
Forum: Europe 14-09-2013, 19:55
Replies: 584
Views: 167,725
Posted By MBK
I always get an SMS 3 days before a number is...

I always get an SMS 3 days before a number is about to expire. So I have 3 days to refill my credit if needed.

Didn't he get the SMS? I hope he told support about this issue.

It's good enough...
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