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Forum: UK & Ireland 24-08-2019, 15:16
Replies: 3
Views: 3,957
Posted By powerlifter
If you have a newer iPhone I think EE has an...

If you have a newer iPhone I think EE has an esim. That way you can have your home sim plus an EE sim on your phone.
Forum: UK & Ireland 12-07-2019, 15:03
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By powerlifter
Thank you so much. T-mobile in the US will not...

Thank you so much. T-mobile in the US will not give esim to post-paid plan that is so crazy. I hate changing out sims when I go to Europe.
Forum: UK & Ireland 11-07-2019, 15:21
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By powerlifter
E sim

To or UK friends out there, Is Three going to ever go to an esim? I know as of right now EE is the only one that has esim in the UK.
Forum: UK & Ireland 11-07-2019, 15:17
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By powerlifter
I believe that you have to make a chargeable call...

I believe that you have to make a chargeable call or text every 90 days. Check the T&C as it might be 180 days. I do it every 90 to be on the safe side.
Forum: Germany 30-08-2018, 15:12
Replies: 71
Views: 36,663
Posted By powerlifter
Wolfbin, I had owned a Vodaphone UK sim card for...

Wolfbin, I had owned a Vodaphone UK sim card for years until my nephew lost the sim card. I have never known Vodaphone to accept foreign credit cards. When did this happen? I use a three sim card now.
Forum: UK & Ireland 23-08-2018, 14:41
Replies: 22
Views: 8,110
Posted By powerlifter
Well, I went to Amman, Jordan, but had a layover...

Well, I went to Amman, Jordan, but had a layover in Vienna as my flight got canceled. Had a friend there and we talked and messaged several times and the 3 sim worked perfectly. Bossman, I think you...
Forum: Americas 13-06-2018, 17:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,285
Posted By powerlifter
Not the prepaid sim, but the postpaid sim u can....

Not the prepaid sim, but the postpaid sim u can. 20 cents a min for calls. Data at 2g.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-04-2018, 17:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By powerlifter
I understand your point that you are trying to...

I understand your point that you are trying to make, but I don't understand something. When I am in Europe or the Middle East I put my UK 3 sim card in my phone. I still have Skype, WhatsApp, and...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 14-04-2018, 14:17
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By powerlifter
I have a t-mobile sim. I have WhatsApp, Skype,...

I have a t-mobile sim. I have WhatsApp, Skype, and Facetime if I wanted line or Viber I can download it for free. So why would I pay? WhatsApp has always been free for messaging or calls. I have...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 13-04-2018, 15:13
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By powerlifter
Why would one pay $25 when you can have WhatsApp,...

Why would one pay $25 when you can have WhatsApp, line, Viber for free. You can have it all unlimited no throttling. It does not make any sense to me. Just a way for someone to make money for...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 02-01-2018, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 3,468
Posted By powerlifter
I have stopped using international cards for many...

I have stopped using international cards for many years now. I use a UK sim card for Europe. I get a local sim when I am in the country I am working in.
Forum: UK & Ireland 16-09-2017, 04:23
Replies: 22
Views: 8,110
Posted By powerlifter
I was in Zurich. I tried to text a U.S. number...

I was in Zurich. I tried to text a U.S. number the text never went through. I tried texting in U.S. same thing never went through. I am in Oman now. It is way too expensive here to try it. tried to...
Forum: UK & Ireland 28-08-2017, 13:40
Replies: 22
Views: 8,110
Posted By powerlifter
Well, I broke down and ordered the 3 Sim card. I...

Well, I broke down and ordered the 3 Sim card. I will see if it works when I am abroad in a couple of weeks.
Forum: UK & Ireland 22-08-2017, 16:24
Replies: 22
Views: 8,110
Posted By powerlifter
@WolfBin That is good to know about roaming as I...

@WolfBin That is good to know about roaming as I will use it strictly for roaming. I travel very little to The UK. I will be in Switzerland next month, and was thinking about Swisscom. You can top it...
Forum: UK & Ireland 21-08-2017, 15:22
Replies: 22
Views: 8,110
Posted By powerlifter
I was reading I think on Flyer Talk that you...

I was reading I think on Flyer Talk that you can't roam more than 60 days in a year without returning to the UK. Is that still true? @rfanzq On the T&C that you posted it stated that the sim had to...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-05-2017, 14:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By powerlifter
Have you looked at WhatsApp? They are encrypted...

Have you looked at WhatsApp? They are encrypted and is free. You can change your number anytime you want. I have used it in a lot of countries. You also get free calls to anywhere in the world as...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 25-09-2016, 17:09
Replies: 0
Views: 2,255
Posted By powerlifter
Sim card Lebanon

Who has the best sim card for Beirut? What is the cost? Need both voice and data for two weeks. There is no information on the national sim card page.
Forum: Italy 11-09-2016, 15:44
Replies: 10
Views: 4,440
Posted By powerlifter
Have you tried whats app. I have used it quite a...

Have you tried whats app. I have used it quite a bit. It will go to foreign numbers after you put the number in. If at night, and someone sends you a text when you are asleep it will be waiting for...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 19-03-2016, 14:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,590
Posted By powerlifter
Burkian Faso

Does anyone have any information on what cell service they have in Burkian Faso. I will be there for three weeks in Ouagadougou. I have not been able to find anything on the web.
Forum: France 28-04-2015, 14:07
Replies: 254
Views: 136,965
Posted By powerlifter
jb9: Are you planning to go to France in the near...

jb9: Are you planning to go to France in the near future. I would just keep my sim in the old phone, and when I returned to France exchange it for the sim you need. I did this in the UAE. I had a...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2015, 13:53
Replies: 6
Views: 8,091
Posted By powerlifter
I had the ZTE 86 mifi. I could not get it to...

I had the ZTE 86 mifi. I could not get it to connect at all to any of my mobile devices. I brought my brother-in -law over who is a software engineer , and he was unable to make it work. I sent it...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 04-02-2015, 14:03
Replies: 1
Views: 5,736
Posted By powerlifter
Sim Card for Jordan

Going to Jordan for a month what sim card is the best for prepaid? Need to make local calls as well as Internet and of course Skype calls. Of course the Skype calls are on WiFi.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-01-2015, 14:27
Replies: 8
Views: 3,959
Posted By powerlifter
You are right about WiFi of course that is free....

You are right about WiFi of course that is free. My driver in the UAE contacts me through whatsapp, Of course I am not on WiFi in the airport. Of course I use a local sim which I have inserted in my...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-01-2015, 14:08
Replies: 8
Views: 3,959
Posted By powerlifter
I just use it for text. So why would I need a...

I just use it for text. So why would I need a data plan? Are you talking about a tablet? If so, I do not have it on my Ipad mini. The app did not download there. I use it on my phone only. My tablet...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 22-01-2015, 18:44
Replies: 8
Views: 3,959
Posted By powerlifter
I just downloaded the app to my Iphone. No need...

I just downloaded the app to my Iphone. No need for a sim card. I never pay for text using the app.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 22-01-2015, 15:53
Replies: 8
Views: 3,959
Posted By powerlifter
What are you talking about 5/10 Euros a year. I...

What are you talking about 5/10 Euros a year. I have had whatsapp for awhile now and it was free the first year and .99 cents thereafter.
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 29-11-2014, 14:49
Replies: 3
Views: 5,347
Posted By powerlifter
Looking for an unlocked Mifi

Can someone help me find an unlocked mifi. I need it for the US as well as Europe and middle east. I bought a MF60, but it would not connect to any of my devices. I sent it back. Can anyone give me...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 15-09-2014, 15:42
Replies: 4
Views: 4,611
Posted By powerlifter
Thanks for the information. I was leaning toward...

Thanks for the information. I was leaning toward Vodafone, but this might be the way to go. Have you done business with the seller on e-bay that you listed?
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 14-09-2014, 15:26
Replies: 4
Views: 4,611
Posted By powerlifter
India trip

I will be going to India in the next few weeks. Which is the best provider to get when I am there? I will be mainly in New Delhi, but will travel to either the Nepal or Bangladesh border. Will not...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 16-08-2014, 14:05
Replies: 13
Views: 9,600
Posted By powerlifter
I have my 800 type number on my business card. So...

I have my 800 type number on my business card. So the clients call that number.
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 14-08-2014, 18:02
Replies: 13
Views: 9,600
Posted By powerlifter
If you need a forward # I use www.Kall8.com. You...

If you need a forward # I use www.Kall8.com. You get a 800 type number that you can have forward to your local sim. I have used it for several years now, and it is quite cheep to use. It cost $2.00 a...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 02-04-2014, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 8,104
Posted By powerlifter
Been there and done that. Just wait till they...

Been there and done that. Just wait till they come home with a $1000.00 phone bill. I worked for a company who went to at&t and thought they could throw a sim card in the phone and use it overseas. ...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 24-12-2013, 14:41
Replies: 3
Views: 2,365
Posted By powerlifter
Is that monthly or yearly? It seems quite...

Is that monthly or yearly? It seems quite expensive to me.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-11-2013, 15:55
Replies: 50
Views: 20,879
Posted By powerlifter
Beware of T-mobile intl plan.

Look at the www. Milepoint.com in the technolgy forum there is a guy who called T-mobile to make sure he was on the correct plan. He spent a few hrs in the UK and two days in Belgium. He came home to...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 13-10-2013, 16:37
Replies: 21
Views: 16,015
Posted By powerlifter
I have to agree with you. As soon as we are...

I have to agree with you. As soon as we are airborne I switch sims to the country I am going to. If I don't have a local sim I drop in my UK sim card.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 13-10-2013, 16:34
Replies: 50
Views: 20,879
Posted By powerlifter
Well as it happens the only country that Stu...

Well as it happens the only country that Stu Hushed link I could use is the UK. I mainly go to the old soviet block countries. I have a number for the UK which is on my business card. Hushed looks...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 12-10-2013, 15:51
Replies: 50
Views: 20,879
Posted By powerlifter
I have been a T-Mobile subscriber for many years....

I have been a T-Mobile subscriber for many years. MY problem with this is how do you get a client to call you if they have to make a long distance call if you are in the same country. I usually have...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-03-2013, 14:15
Replies: 10
Views: 3,326
Posted By powerlifter
Go to www. Flyertalk.com and go to the forum...

Go to www. Flyertalk.com and go to the forum section. look for Asia. You will see China. Hit the search function and put in China sim card and a load of information comes up. There is a 9 page thread...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-02-2013, 14:56
Replies: 18
Views: 5,253
Posted By powerlifter
Let me say this. The use of international sims is...

Let me say this. The use of international sims is of good use to some people. I have used the two international card system, and both cards I chose at the time were bad choices. One went out of...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 23-12-2012, 15:33
Replies: 1
Views: 3,091
Posted By powerlifter
Smile Happy Holiday's

Let me say Happy Holiday's to all who have given so much to this forum. I hope you and your family's have a happy and care free new year. Hope to see you all next year.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 09-12-2012, 16:02
Replies: 102
Views: 32,116
Posted By powerlifter
I could not have said it better myself. This is...

I could not have said it better myself. This is why I have stopped using Intl. sim cards. I have used Hop and GT-sim. I got burned on both cards. So now I have a UK sim that I use for roaming if I am...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-12-2012, 14:48
Replies: 20
Views: 7,424
Posted By powerlifter
Stu I have never heard that some cell carriers...

Stu I have never heard that some cell carriers will not forward 800 numbers. Let me say when I use Kall8 I use a local sim. I gotten burned to many times with the international sims, I also can...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-12-2012, 13:54
Replies: 20
Views: 7,424
Posted By powerlifter
I have used Vanity, 1-800 Numbers, & Toll Free...

I have used Vanity, 1-800 Numbers, & Toll Free Phone Services – Kall8 (http://www.kall8.com) for a call forward service for years. It will go directly to a foreign phone number. It has a 800 style...
Forum: France 07-09-2012, 14:16
Replies: 12
Views: 8,539
Posted By powerlifter
If your daughter likes to talk look into skype....

If your daughter likes to talk look into skype. You can get a month subscription for a couple of dollars, to the US and she can talk to grandma as much as she wants. They have an app for your phone...
Forum: France 06-09-2012, 15:02
Replies: 12
Views: 8,539
Posted By powerlifter
Let me ask a question. Is your sprint phone...

Let me ask a question. Is your sprint phone unlocked to use any sim card? Or does sprint have a sim card in it that the phone is locked to. When I was with the US govt. we had sprint blackberries. I...
Forum: Americas 15-07-2012, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,484
Posted By powerlifter
Why doesn't she use skype if she has a skype app...

Why doesn't she use skype if she has a skype app or call from her computer?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-02-2012, 15:41
Replies: 11
Views: 4,458
Posted By powerlifter
MaxRoam SIM cards arriving on EasyJet flights

EasyJet customers will now be able to purchase a ready-to-go MaxRoam SIM card on board all flights as part of Cubic Telecom’s new deal with the airline.

Cubic Telecom was founded in 2007 and is...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 17-01-2012, 14:09
Replies: 11
Views: 7,001
Posted By powerlifter
If you have skype on your phone you can get a...

If you have skype on your phone you can get a online number that your family can call you on. You can have it forward to your cell phone in any country, or they can call you free if you both have...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-09-2011, 13:36
Replies: 25
Views: 17,051
Posted By powerlifter
Why did you not get a local sim card. Etisalat is...

Why did you not get a local sim card. Etisalat is a very good sim card with near free international calling. Du is the other sim card , but I have not used them. Why go through the trouble with...
Forum: Europe 19-05-2011, 17:40
Replies: 4
Views: 3,654
Posted By powerlifter
Just to let you know both intouch and Telestial...

Just to let you know both intouch and Telestial have a high markup. I have dealt with both companies. If you are going to the UK first buy a local sim, and use it all the EU. I have vodaphone, but do...
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