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Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 08-04-2018, 19:58
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By andy
Sorry I haven't on here for a few days - a bit...

Sorry I haven't on here for a few days - a bit longer than I realised, and I've just spent some time removing pre-moderated spam posts and doing bans.

Send me a PM with a list of usernames and I...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 07-11-2017, 16:20
Replies: 21
Views: 1,521
Posted By andy
The wholesale termination rate to Jersey is 4.11...

The wholesale termination rate to Jersey is 4.11 pence a minute at the moment.

There have been proposals to reduce it in about 3 stages to close to the UK rate of 0.49 pence a minute, but these...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 28-06-2017, 01:13
Replies: 68
Views: 6,540
Posted By andy
Representatives of companies have been accepted...

Representatives of companies have been accepted on this forum where they offer product support rather than promotion, but it might be embarrassing to see disputes.

Given that you've been deceiving...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 28-06-2017, 00:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By andy
Does it have to be an actual SIM card? Some...

Does it have to be an actual SIM card?

Some text and call applications give a number that stays the same if used periodically, so you might get by with just data access and no need for an extra...
Forum: Europe 20-04-2017, 02:01
Replies: 580
Views: 142,379
Posted By andy
Maybe not, but I didn't bother to test it in...

Maybe not, but I didn't bother to test it in Lithuania in July/August or Slovakia for a day each in September or December.
Forum: Europe 17-04-2017, 13:21
Replies: 580
Views: 142,379
Posted By andy
[That post was from Sept 2016.] On another...

[That post was from Sept 2016.]

On another forum someone pointed out that the published rates to UK landlines and mobiles had reverted to 3p/min.

I checked, and this was true for calling UK...
Forum: Europe 08-01-2017, 01:10
Replies: 133
Views: 37,758
Posted By andy
But only with a lot of kicking and screaming by...

But only with a lot of kicking and screaming by the networks for years.

I became an Orange UK customer in 1999. Somewhere I still have the booklet about roaming charges. About 30 or 35 pence a...
Forum: Europe 20-09-2016, 00:57
Replies: 580
Views: 142,379
Posted By andy
You may be right, but they seem to be quite mixed...

You may be right, but they seem to be quite mixed up about implementation for EU countries

Website has outgoing rates of 3p, 7p, 9p, 18p, 28p; incoming 0, 4p, 7p, 19p
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-09-2016, 00:32
Replies: 10
Views: 5,896
Posted By andy
I've edited your post to remove the number...

I've edited your post to remove the number (though it probably doesn't matter).

This forum is independent of providers, so nobody here can check anything for you.

As per the above posts,...
Forum: Europe 18-09-2016, 18:03
Replies: 580
Views: 142,379
Posted By andy
Toggle has now increased the rates within the UK...

Toggle has now increased the rates within the UK to 7 p/min for UK landline and mobiles, matching the rates in other Toggle countries.

I phoned up to ask about this, and was told that the increase...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 18-09-2016, 12:30
Replies: 431
Views: 91,920
Posted By andy
That thread is fully merged into this one (in...

That thread is fully merged into this one (in chronological order), without a forwarding link from the old.

Posts 325 to 327. Your later ones on that were effectively duplicates once merged here,...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 18-09-2016, 00:59
Replies: 431
Views: 91,920
Posted By andy
I replied to your PM just over a week ago,...

I replied to your PM just over a week ago, apologising for not seeing it or the posts for a few days. During this time I was driving across Europe a couple of times.

But as I said, maybe someone...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 18-09-2016, 00:14
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
Feel at Home countries added a week ago, now...

Feel at Home countries added a week ago, now whole EU, 8 other European, 8 rest of world
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 17-09-2016, 23:56
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
I failed in my attempt to get the roaming data...

I failed in my attempt to get the roaming data SIM via the US site. It accepted the order, with UK postcode lookup, and with a UK credit card. After 2 months of occasionally logging in to check...
Forum: Europe 17-09-2016, 23:33
Replies: 25
Views: 15,496
Posted By andy
A few days ago Three UK extended its list of Feel...

A few days ago Three UK extended its list of Feel at Home countries to cover all EU/EEA

So data bundle options can be used all over Europe and some other countries same cost as in UK, and this...
Forum: Europe 12-09-2016, 23:33
Replies: 5
Views: 2,586
Posted By andy
I was there a few weeks ago. I used Ežys again. A...

I was there a few weeks ago. I used Ežys again. A promotion in conjunction with Maxima supermarkets offered a SIM for €1.59, including 100 minutes of local calls some text messages and 500 MB of...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 08-09-2016, 22:51
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
Check the device specification for frequency...

Check the device specification for frequency bands

I don't think it has 900 MHz 3g, which is common in some European countries, and no 4g here either.

That's why I didn't buy one, pointed this...
Forum: UK & Ireland 09-06-2016, 01:14
Replies: 1
Views: 2,308
Posted By andy
I think that EE SIMs are nowadays supplied...

I think that EE SIMs are nowadays supplied already active, and this seems to confirm it

http://ee.co.uk/help/getting-started/swap-or-activate-your-sim/activating-your-sim

I'm not sure that...
Forum: Europe 01-06-2016, 21:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,586
Posted By andy
I used Ežys, which is a brand of Omnitel, with a...

I used Ežys, which is a brand of Omnitel, with a range of useful plans for a few Euros a month

http://www.ezys.lt/en/
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 22-04-2016, 19:10
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
Sorry for not replying sooner. A Three SIM only...

Sorry for not replying sooner. A Three SIM only arrived today, after a phone query found no trace of order, so I re-ordered. (edit: another SIM arrived the next day)

I don't know whether any...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-04-2016, 23:59
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
Until now I would have said I believe it costs...

Until now I would have said I believe it costs £10 which is for 1 GB for the first month as well as then getting the free 200 MB per month. So I was waiting to make the excuse to start.

......
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-03-2016, 10:20
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
I will be getting one of those Three SIMs soon,...

I will be getting one of those Three SIMs soon, but its free roaming is in a different list of countries, 10 European and 8 others.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-03-2016, 22:31
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
I've asked them more than once about selling the...

I've asked them more than once about selling the SIM on its own, as I already have some mifi routers, and I don't think the spec of theirs is ideal for Europe. They keep replying telling me the...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 12-02-2016, 00:05
Replies: 3
Views: 2,502
Posted By andy
A possible reason, though I don't know if it...

A possible reason, though I don't know if it applies there, is that some networks in various countries do not accept foreign credit cards.

Perhaps you can buy top up vouchers in shops and use...
Forum: BeNeLux 06-02-2016, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 2,323
Posted By andy
I suppose they've left a decent interval after...

I suppose they've left a decent interval after another network there (now Base) was called Orange
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 06-02-2016, 21:00
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
You spotted that a day before I did. But...

You spotted that a day before I did.

But before rushing to eBay, there's a potential drawback for people who want to use it outside the UK most of the time (as I discovered only yesterday)

If...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-02-2016, 22:06
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
I doubt that there is any regional quota within a...

I doubt that there is any regional quota within a country, though when I ordered the previous SIM some wording on the website did sound a bit like that, enter post code to check eligibility (maybe...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-02-2016, 11:45
Replies: 39
Views: 19,605
Posted By andy
It seems to be even more limited than only to UK...

It seems to be even more limited than only to UK and USA.

Applying using an email address that has been on their waiting list for months, there is a message that the email address is already in...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-11-2015, 05:55
Replies: 13
Views: 8,981
Posted By andy
Nor can I. Most UK brands have cheap int'l...

Nor can I.

Most UK brands have cheap int'l calls, albeit somerimes as a free add-on option, amd 20 cents looks a bit expensive to me.

My cheapest rates to USA on a SIM are pronably two pence a...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-11-2015, 04:47
Replies: 10
Views: 6,014
Posted By andy
Anyway, as to the product in question, I'd be...

Anyway, as to the product in question, I'd be potentially more interested if I could find tariffs on there somewhere, or figure out buying a SIM without their router.

Edit: I inadvertently solved...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-11-2015, 04:25
Replies: 10
Views: 6,014
Posted By andy
I found this, that the link to Venezuela opened...

I found this, that the link to Venezuela opened in Jan 2013, and to Jamaica in May 2013

research.dyn.com/2013/05/cuba-jamaica-link-activated/...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 14-11-2015, 04:20
Replies: 10
Views: 6,014
Posted By andy
Well, maybe lifting economic sanctions will help....

Well, maybe lifting economic sanctions will help.

I remember reading some time ago most of the telecoms including the internet were via satellite, and they hoped to improve things dramatically...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2015, 16:33
Replies: 4
Views: 3,607
Posted By andy
I've managed to have quite recently expired SIMs...

I've managed to have quite recently expired SIMs reactivated, on some UK networks and also an Omnitel in Lithuania (used August expired November active December) several years ago, but I think after...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 22-09-2015, 10:32
Replies: 30
Views: 16,995
Posted By andy
I forgot to say earlier that this one issues a...

I forgot to say earlier that this one issues a phone number that is allocated to Three, so would presumably not be affected by the network compatibility issues that may affect some of the other...
Forum: Europe 23-08-2015, 01:39
Replies: 35
Views: 23,488
Posted By andy
I suppose we can accept your assurance at face...

I suppose we can accept your assurance at face value, but I can see possible reasons why wolfbln was confused about who was promoting your product.

The two new members who posted about it here and...
Forum: Italy 21-08-2015, 10:31
Replies: 10
Views: 8,487
Posted By andy
I think they are intended to do a few innocuous...

I think they are intended to do a few innocuous looking posts, then add a signature link later.

Last night I removed one from 3 years ago that I noticed by chance.

It's odd that this person has...
Forum: Italy 21-08-2015, 04:09
Replies: 10
Views: 8,487
Posted By andy
Odd. We have occasional spammers who copy earlier...

Odd. We have occasional spammers who copy earlier posts,

Usually they have an IP address from further east, but you appear to be in Israel.
Forum: Europe 11-08-2015, 17:43
Replies: 35
Views: 23,488
Posted By andy
I'd be interested to know roughly when that...

I'd be interested to know roughly when that happened.
Forum: UK & Ireland 21-07-2015, 09:21
Replies: 1
Views: 4,618
Posted By andy
Same offer in May or so,, and it has just come...

Same offer in May or so,, and it has just come round again

shop.ee.co.uk/campaigns/summer-sim-from-ee

There was also an offer a few months ago of 100 MB a month free for life, just initial top...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 14-07-2015, 11:43
Replies: 0
Views: 1,877
Posted By andy
Roamline closing; alternative offer SIMpoint

An email from KPN says they are closing down Roamline on September 1st, due to a change of strategy.

They propose one of their partners SIMpoint as a substitute, and customers will be contacted...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 10-07-2015, 12:32
Replies: 431
Views: 91,920
Posted By andy
I don't know which ones actually do exclude it,...

I don't know which ones actually do exclude it, but EE giffgaff O2 Three and Vodafone all list it as excluded, though EE may have changed on contracts started after sometime in 2012.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 10-07-2015, 10:08
Replies: 431
Views: 91,920
Posted By andy
Thanks. I wanted to check if it was included in...

Thanks. I wanted to check if it was included in minute bundles by UK networks. Most say no.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 06-07-2015, 13:30
Replies: 431
Views: 91,920
Posted By andy
Can someone please tell me what UK number prefix...

Can someone please tell me what UK number prefix (07 and next 4 digits) Piranha uses?
Forum: Europe 02-07-2015, 10:51
Replies: 133
Views: 37,758
Posted By andy
One UK mvno already abolished roaming charges in...

One UK mvno already abolished roaming charges in Europe for this summer.

Going by some of the wording published so far about the new arrangement, they could put prices up for a year or more if...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-07-2015, 01:16
Replies: 11
Views: 4,140
Posted By andy
That sounds potentially useful. Does it work via...

That sounds potentially useful. Does it work via data connection or USSD?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-06-2015, 09:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By andy
Yes, I was looking at the layout rather than the...

Yes, I was looking at the layout rather than the actual rates.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-06-2015, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By andy
Is it related to Piranha? The tariff search looks...

Is it related to Piranha? The tariff search looks similar.
Forum: Germany 20-06-2015, 11:24
Replies: 5
Views: 3,376
Posted By andy
I don't know for Fonic. Some brands seem to have...

I don't know for Fonic. Some brands seem to have this option betwen their own customers but some seem to dislike it.
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 30-04-2015, 16:54
Replies: 30
Views: 16,995
Posted By andy
Also take a look at Fishtext. Sending messages...

Also take a look at Fishtext. Sending messages cost mostly about 1.5 or 2 UK pence each, and for sending ID you can either have it simulate your SIM phone number, so you'd receive replies via that,...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 30-04-2015, 16:44
Replies: 30
Views: 16,995
Posted By andy
This may sound odd, but I don't really know. ...

This may sound odd, but I don't really know.

I've had an account for some time, accruing credit by running some adverts or other offers, or previously for receiving incoming calls to the number...
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