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Forum: International GSM prepaid cards Yesterday, 20:33
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By bourbonkiller
I just figured out some "news". I have configured...

I just figured out some "news". I have configured the SIP client to make calls with Koko-Moible at lower rates and discovered, that since about one week also incoming calls do work via SIP.

I've...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 07-09-2018, 13:04
Replies: 41
Views: 3,880
Posted By bourbonkiller
@svenn, not really? again the same?

@svenn, not really? again the same?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-08-2018, 13:35
Replies: 33
Views: 1,981
Posted By bourbonkiller
I saw that as well. Seems the UK prefix 44 is...

I saw that as well. Seems the UK prefix 44 is fixed, the rest behind 44 is my US Number. Thought that I might have a UK number as well, but if you look at it, it's your US number behind a 44 prefix...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-08-2018, 19:22
Replies: 33
Views: 1,981
Posted By bourbonkiller
update: Tried again with my iPhone SE, thought it...

update: Tried again with my iPhone SE, thought it might be a problem with the Blackberry. Unfortunately the outcome is the same. Can not log into Swisscom.

iPhone displays "Jersey Telecom" as...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-08-2018, 17:29
Replies: 33
Views: 1,981
Posted By bourbonkiller
The new Card seems to be quite tricky. Beside a...

The new Card seems to be quite tricky. Beside a "poor" coverage for me, as Austria and Liechtenstein do only cover the Mobilkom network with data but NO phone calls, the card is not behaving...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 09-08-2018, 14:46
Replies: 33
Views: 1,981
Posted By bourbonkiller
My new Piranha-Simcard just arrived! Went...

My new Piranha-Simcard just arrived!

Went through the activation process and chose a US Number, because I do not need a new UK Jersey number and it might be cheaper to forward to US Numbers then...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 09-08-2018, 14:46
Replies: 33
Views: 1,981
Posted By bourbonkiller
My new Piranha-Simcard just arrived! Went...

My new Piranha-Simcard just arrived!

Went through the activation process and chose a US Number, because I do not need a new UK Jersey number and it might be cheaper to forward to US Numbers then...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 09-08-2018, 14:00
Replies: 91
Views: 10,031
Posted By bourbonkiller
Mine just arrived too. Went through the...

Mine just arrived too. Went through the activation process and chose a US Number, because I do not need a new UK Jersey number and it might be cheaper to forward to US Numbers then to Jersey Numbers....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 01-08-2018, 12:14
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By bourbonkiller
Beause MTX does NOT offer unlimited data and 5g...

Beause MTX does NOT offer unlimited data and 5g is years away...


And regarding your second "unlimited dream". Knowroaming has the following limitation on their website:

"These data packages...
Forum: Europe 27-07-2018, 12:27
Replies: 9
Views: 3,936
Posted By bourbonkiller
So, dear friend @svenn, please stop spamming us...

So, dear friend @svenn, please stop spamming us with this fake unlimited thing, IT IS NOT REAL! As common, there is no free lunch....
Forum: Europe 27-07-2018, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 3,936
Posted By bourbonkiller
No unlimited data with mtx

I am not as enthusiastic as he is on this SIM. First because it doesn't cover "anywhere" as the website says, there are quite a lot of countries missing coverage worldwide. Second, you will NOT get...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-07-2018, 15:59
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By bourbonkiller
Totally right, +44 7937 for the SIM itself and...

Totally right, +44 7937 for the SIM itself and +49 1577 for the German mobile number.

@kctopitz, I've been in Germany this afternoon and can confirm, that NAKA works on 02 up to LTE speeds....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-07-2018, 13:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By bourbonkiller
A short update on my Koko-Mobile Simcard, roaming...

A short update on my Koko-Mobile Simcard, roaming in UK beginning of this month.

I've been to several areas around London and Surrey beginning of July. Had my Koko Simcard with me in a iPhone SE....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-07-2018, 12:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By bourbonkiller
@prion1, I do have a Koko Voice Sim, the options...

@prion1, I do have a Koko Voice Sim, the options is CHF 5.00 for 365 days. It can be enabled in the customer zone, description as follows:

"Extend the SIM validity period by one year if the card...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 16-07-2018, 14:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,981
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: 25
Views: 1,668
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: 25
Views: 1,668
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: 25
Views: 1,668
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: 91
Views: 10,031
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: 25
Views: 1,668
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: 91
Views: 10,031
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: 25
Views: 1,668
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: 91
Views: 10,031
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: 3
Views: 611
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: 3
Views: 611
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: 91
Views: 10,031
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: 91
Views: 10,031
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: 91
Views: 10,031
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: 149,166
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: 2,014
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: 2,014
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: 2,014
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: 773
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: 773
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: 149,166
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: 149,166
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: 1,172
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: 149,166
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: 149,166
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: 149,166
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: 1,358
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: 149,166
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: 2,700
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: 2,279
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: 149,166
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: 4,836
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: 11,260
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: 3,452
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: 149,166
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: 97,877
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...
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