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Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 04-08-2009, 20:56
Replies: 6
Views: 2,964
Posted By AdmiralAK
who are you? :p lol

who are you? :p lol
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-12-2008, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 5,276
Posted By AdmiralAK
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all in the forum :-)
Buon Natale, Feliz Navidad, Kala Xristougenna :-)
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 07-12-2008, 15:22
Replies: 2
Views: 2,530
Posted By AdmiralAK
LOL @ DRNewcomb When I was finishing up my...

LOL @ DRNewcomb

When I was finishing up my MBA and I was taking finance classes (3 years ago), I always shook my head and buried my face in my palms with my classmates talking about investing in...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 28-09-2008, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 7,619
Posted By AdmiralAK
Dont worry - darwin will take care of things lol

Dont worry - darwin will take care of things lol
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 20-05-2008, 15:19
Replies: 13
Views: 5,878
Posted By AdmiralAK
I have a little tin can from the early days of...

I have a little tin can from the early days of the Vodafone CU package (Greece) that I throw all my SIMs in ;-)
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 07-03-2008, 17:37
Replies: 3
Views: 2,371
Posted By AdmiralAK
saw it in today's news...or rather an RSS feed. ...

saw it in today's news...or rather an RSS feed.
I hope howard fights back and wins because this is pretty stupid.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2007, 19:35
Replies: 3
Views: 4,105
Posted By AdmiralAK
Anote MVNO is going belly up. After 12/31/2007...

Anote MVNO is going belly up.
After 12/31/2007 Cool Prepaid will no longer be available.
All balances left over will be gone. I suggest removing it from the list:...
Forum: Spain & Portugal 23-09-2007, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 2,216
Posted By AdmiralAK
HOLLY SMOKES! That is expensive for...

HOLLY SMOKES!
That is expensive for international SMS!
I think the companies are gouging the consumer...imagine if emails were charged as international...no one would use the system.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 17-09-2007, 01:35
Replies: 4
Views: 3,284
Posted By AdmiralAK
oh right! too many acronyms hehehe

oh right! too many acronyms hehehe
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 16-09-2007, 18:03
Replies: 4
Views: 3,284
Posted By AdmiralAK
Did Vodafone pull out or what? :-) Also, is...

Did Vodafone pull out or what? :-)

Also, is MTN the same as the russian MTN?
Forum: Americas 14-09-2007, 19:48
Replies: 3
Views: 4,105
Posted By AdmiralAK
MVNO changes (USA)

Ahoy there!

I just wanted to add some information in the USA National Operators section


BeyondGSM --> The company and website still exists, but from what I am seeing on HowardForums the...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 12-09-2007, 12:50
Replies: 3
Views: 3,195
Posted By AdmiralAK
I know a number of vietnamese-americans that...

I know a number of vietnamese-americans that travel to vietnam. When I've asked them what do they get when they visit, the great majority tell me that they get VinaFone; only a couple have told me...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-08-2007, 21:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,995
Posted By AdmiralAK
That is such a nice dog, I hope they got adopted...

That is such a nice dog, I hope they got adopted :-)
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 06-08-2007, 14:54
Replies: 4
Views: 3,263
Posted By AdmiralAK
Yet one more reason that I choose Nokia and SE...

Yet one more reason that I choose Nokia and SE phones (well maybe a WinMo phone here and there too :p) over the 'embrace + extend' phones (i.e. blackberry, iphone, hiptop). You can easily throw in a...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 05-08-2007, 15:01
Replies: 4
Views: 3,263
Posted By AdmiralAK
While I agree that prices are too much, and that...

While I agree that prices are too much, and that at&t does not offer good data roaming for the iphone, this guys is not the brightest bulb. He is a web developer and he does not know the average size...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 28-07-2007, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 3,484
Posted By AdmiralAK
wow...I can imagine the user manuals with the...

wow...I can imagine the user manuals with the various charges lol :p
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 28-07-2007, 16:17
Replies: 7
Views: 2,927
Posted By AdmiralAK
That was just my personal experience :-) I hope...

That was just my personal experience :-)
I hope someone has a flow chart somewhere (or is willing to make one) -
I find the whole consolidation thing fascinating
Forum: Americas 03-06-2007, 18:47
Replies: 0
Views: 2,774
Posted By AdmiralAK
US Carriers/MVNOs to add to list

I have added a few carriers and made changes to my running list on US prepaid SIMs. I thought you might want to add things here :-)
http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?p=6567241#post6567241...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2007, 18:40
Replies: 0
Views: 2,370
Posted By AdmiralAK
Canadian MVNOs to add to list

I've added a couple of canadian MVNOs to the HoFo list that I maintain :-)
http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=824482

1. Petro Canada Mobile - is prepaid


2. SimStart Mobile - may...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 03-06-2007, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 5,937
Posted By AdmiralAK
gmmour, do you happen to know what prepaid offers...

gmmour, do you happen to know what prepaid offers are available at Eleftherios Venizelos (Germanos store at Arrivals)?

Last time I was there (2 years ago), they had CU (vodafone), ForAll (TIM) and...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 31-05-2007, 15:04
Replies: 8
Views: 3,818
Posted By AdmiralAK
You are correct Devil, I've been getting the...

You are correct Devil, I've been getting the 'cingular is now the new at&t' in my paper bills (and in all the commercials) for the last 6 months.

I too prefered the name telestet. What's the deal...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 30-05-2007, 01:22
Replies: 7
Views: 2,927
Posted By AdmiralAK
Just for fun: carrier rebranding

I've had a number of prepaid and postpaid carriers.
I've also lived through a number of rebrandings.
These are the rebrandings I've survived (in my areas: Boston USA and Greece):

USA:
Omnipoint...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 30-05-2007, 01:18
Replies: 8
Views: 3,818
Posted By AdmiralAK
I hope this one sticks. Too much rebranding is...

I hope this one sticks. Too much rebranding is bad
look at the US... In my area we had between 1999 and 2007
Cellular One --> AT&T wireless --> Cingular --> at&t mobility
Omnipoint --> Voicestream...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 29-05-2007, 17:55
Replies: 8
Views: 3,818
Posted By AdmiralAK
From one 'italian' company to another ;-)

From one 'italian' company to another ;-)
Forum: Mobile Phones 27-05-2007, 21:27
Replies: 76
Views: 28,170
Posted By AdmiralAK
Hmmm...dual SIM phones... if you also get two of...

Hmmm...dual SIM phones... if you also get two of those 12-in-1 SIMs...that means 24 prepaid accounts on one phone *evil laughter* buahahahahaha!!!
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 27-05-2007, 21:24
Replies: 5
Views: 2,724
Posted By AdmiralAK
does google do more than one april fools? I think...

does google do more than one april fools? I think it was just one (and that being gmail paper lol)
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-05-2007, 21:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,482
Posted By AdmiralAK
Good international SIM for SMS?

With incoming SMS being 15c and outgoing being 20c for international SMS, which international SIM do you recommend for someone that wants to just use the phone for SMS? :-)
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 05-05-2007, 15:55
Replies: 2
Views: 2,257
Posted By AdmiralAK
hahahahahahaha!

hahahahahahaha!
Forum: Americas 30-04-2007, 17:16
Replies: 19
Views: 8,502
Posted By AdmiralAK
Most will ship to outside of the US - just ask...

Most will ship to outside of the US - just ask :-)

In the US these are the frequencies:

GSM 850 and GSM 1900
UMTS 850, UMTS 1900, UMTS 1700

Next year with the 700Mhz spectrum on the auction...
Forum: Americas 29-04-2007, 15:58
Replies: 19
Views: 8,502
Posted By AdmiralAK
Here ya go: ...

Here ya go:
http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=824482

This is a list of all prepaid SIMs in the US and Canada.
No US prepaid SIMs work in Canada, and from what I remember with my Fido...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 29-04-2007, 15:53
Replies: 10
Views: 4,169
Posted By AdmiralAK
No trip for me this year - have some vodka for me...

No trip for me this year - have some vodka for me too :p
I am looking for a new job - so no vacation :)
Forum: Mobile Phones 24-03-2007, 20:48
Replies: 76
Views: 28,170
Posted By AdmiralAK
I am so used to smartphones that going back to a...

I am so used to smartphones that going back to a 'regular' phone seems ludicrous ;-)

I wish more phones had dual SIM capability!
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 19-03-2007, 21:37
Replies: 9
Views: 3,859
Posted By AdmiralAK
errr... ok my post was mangled :p Your option...

errr... ok my post was mangled :p
Your option is Cosmote then ;-) I use them, and I've had all positive experiences
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 17-03-2007, 19:14
Replies: 28
Views: 10,718
Posted By AdmiralAK
What's his secret? maybe we can get more...

What's his secret? maybe we can get more prepaidgsm.net members on TV ;-)
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 15-03-2007, 02:08
Replies: 28
Views: 10,718
Posted By AdmiralAK
just like linux - I type on my terminal 'admiral...

just like linux - I type on my terminal 'admiral -awake' ;-) - then I am more awake lol
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 15-03-2007, 02:07
Replies: 1
Views: 2,245
Posted By AdmiralAK
LOL hilarious :p

LOL hilarious :p
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 08-03-2007, 14:10
Replies: 28
Views: 10,718
Posted By AdmiralAK
Now he's a TV celebrity ;-) Those sofas looked...

Now he's a TV celebrity ;-)
Those sofas looked very uncomfortable - have to watch the video when I am mode awake :p
Forum: Americas 18-02-2007, 03:14
Replies: 15
Views: 5,400
Posted By AdmiralAK
I compiled a list of all US GSM prepaid SIMs...

I compiled a list of all US GSM prepaid SIMs here: http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=824482

I try to keep it as up to date as possible :-)
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 13-01-2007, 14:53
Replies: 6
Views: 2,697
Posted By AdmiralAK
Roam4Free international SIM

I came across this today:
http://www.roam4free.ie/index.asp

thought it might be useful :-)
(what country is xxx.ie ?!)
Forum: Americas 06-01-2007, 23:03
Replies: 2
Views: 2,538
Posted By AdmiralAK
Jolt Mobile: New US Prepaid

Another prepaid by the beyondGSM group


name: Jolt! Mobile
SIM-only: Yes!
rate: http://www.joltwireless.com/airtime_rates.php
coverage: http://www.joltwireless.com/coverage_map.php
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 01-01-2007, 17:41
Replies: 4
Views: 2,277
Posted By AdmiralAK
Happy New Year

Happy New Year! - Kali Xronia :-)
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 16-12-2006, 14:06
Replies: 45
Views: 13,281
Posted By AdmiralAK
they bigger question is this: will the flanders...

they bigger question is this: will the flanders join the EU ? :P :P :P
Forum: Americas 16-12-2006, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 4,897
Posted By AdmiralAK
I got the SIM when they were offering it for free...

I got the SIM when they were offering it for free (promotion) with $10.
Have not used it yet. I think they have SIM only when you call them to order
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 16-12-2006, 14:01
Replies: 3
Views: 5,189
Posted By AdmiralAK
Just o recap: We've got: 1. Cosmote ...

Just o recap:

We've got:

1. Cosmote
2. Vodafone
3. TIM (who is no longer TIM I guess)
4. Q (Who is now owned by TIM)

and MVNOS:
Forum: Europe 09-11-2006, 16:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By AdmiralAK
Hmmm... I wonder if I can do number portability...

Hmmm...
I wonder if I can do number portability while I am in the USA :P
I currently have Cosmote, I was looking at trying Q, maybe now would be a good time so I can add to my SIM card collection :P
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 09-11-2006, 16:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,986
Posted By AdmiralAK
Anyone heard of this one? ...

Anyone heard of this one?
http://www.rangeroamer.com/microsites/sims/pricing.aspx ('http://www.rangeroamer.com/microsites/sims/pricing.aspx')
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 28-10-2006, 16:38
Replies: 15
Views: 5,123
Posted By AdmiralAK
You;re 30?!?!?! happy birthday!!!! :-) Save...

You;re 30?!?!?!
happy birthday!!!! :-)
Save us some cake (I hope that it is in the shape of a SIM card hehehehe)
Forum: Mobile Phones 06-10-2006, 17:49
Replies: 0
Views: 2,159
Posted By AdmiralAK
For the longest period of time I have been a...

For the longest period of time I have been a Symbian or Windows Mobile phone user (Not so much of a palm fan but I do dabble from time to time...and blackberries are a bit too serious for me).

Now...
Forum: Europe 06-10-2006, 17:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,806
Posted By AdmiralAK
Euxaristo gmmour :-) It arrived 4 days...

Euxaristo gmmour :-)

It arrived 4 days before the wedding - it fit like a charm :thumbup:
I like it so much I might order a few more. Here in the US they look at you like you have two heads...
Forum: Europe 04-10-2006, 22:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,806
Posted By AdmiralAK
I hate the new cosmote logos (who else does...

I hate the new cosmote logos
(who else does Cosmote own ?!)
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