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Forum: Europe 08-08-2011, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 3,722
Posted By weekilter
Did you check the international SIM cards in the...

Did you check the international SIM cards in the main website? Generally, data on the international SIM cards is not cheap.
Forum: Americas 08-08-2011, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 1,928
Posted By weekilter
All US mobile providers you pay to receive...

All US mobile providers you pay to receive incoming calls. All incoming calls whether local or international are rated the same.
Forum: Americas 05-08-2011, 03:49
Replies: 4
Views: 3,590
Posted By weekilter
Well, land-wise Canada's the largest country in...

Well, land-wise Canada's the largest country in North America by land mass and third largest (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_and_outlying_territories_by_land_area) in the world.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-07-2011, 06:22
Replies: 3
Views: 2,494
Posted By weekilter
This from the company that wants to charge you to...

This from the company that wants to charge you to use the loo.
Forum: Europe 15-07-2011, 06:20
Replies: 14
Views: 6,914
Posted By weekilter
If you're going to several countries you should...

If you're going to several countries you should probably get an international SIM. With international SIMs you're going to get a cheaper rate than if you roamed from one country to another. ...
Forum: Europe 12-07-2011, 05:22
Replies: 3
Views: 2,989
Posted By weekilter
Try Telestial for SIMs: Russia SIM Card...

Try Telestial for SIMs:

Russia SIM Card (Megafon) (http://www.telestial.com/view_product.php?PRODUCT_ID=LSIM-RU01)

It's $59

Shipping (http://www.telestial.com/shipping.php#eu) is up to 7...
Forum: Americas 08-07-2011, 00:28
Replies: 6
Views: 4,358
Posted By weekilter
Not surprising. Bell and other telcos are never...

Not surprising. Bell and other telcos are never ones to turn down roaming revenue. I wouldn't be surprised if Telus at some point offers roaming. I believe Wind offers roaming as well for...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2011, 05:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By weekilter
It probably only applies to roaming rates within...

It probably only applies to roaming rates within the EU. People are probably stuck with high rates if they're roaming in non EU countries.
Forum: Americas 28-06-2011, 02:40
Replies: 10
Views: 5,586
Posted By weekilter
I hope you realize that the $10 is in addition to...

I hope you realize that the $10 is in addition to any prepaid plan that you use. It's not just $10 for unlimited calls. It's unlimited calling to any of these countries in addition to whichever...
Forum: Americas 11-06-2011, 17:49
Replies: 11
Views: 26,899
Posted By weekilter
Don't forget that AT&T will be able to see what...

Don't forget that AT&T will be able to see what you're using by the IMEI being broadcast. I've heard of people attempting to use an iPhone on a GoPhone account only to have it quit working after a...
Forum: Americas 11-06-2011, 03:12
Replies: 15
Views: 7,274
Posted By weekilter
T-Mobile prepaid works in both countries. ...

T-Mobile prepaid works in both countries. However, if you use T-Mobile in Canada it will cost you 69/minute. Fido/Rogers roams in the US at $2.00 per minute (ouch!)
Forum: Americas 09-06-2011, 23:30
Replies: 2
Views: 6,332
Posted By weekilter
It also matters what the database has for a...

It also matters what the database has for a number. On prepaid it may not have the same database as monthly contract subscribers. If that's the case all you'll get when a T-Mobile prepaid calls is...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-06-2011, 17:27
Replies: 8
Views: 3,423
Posted By weekilter
You do realize that the cost of the call has to...

You do realize that the cost of the call has to be paid by _someone_. Asking for free incoming on an international call plus low cost to the person initiating the call is a tall task to ask. If the...
Forum: Europe 18-05-2011, 23:16
Replies: 4
Views: 3,119
Posted By weekilter
Keep this in mind if you're just going to be in...

Keep this in mind if you're just going to be in Europe. The EU has mandated that roaming charges within Europe have been made more reasonable than in the past so it's possible you could get a UK SIM...
Forum: Europe 12-04-2011, 21:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,267
Posted By weekilter
With GSM you can always dial like it's...

With GSM you can always dial like it's international even if it's not and the call will complete and will be charged as a local call.

Your message is a little confusing. You say you are "going...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-03-2011, 17:36
Replies: 1
Views: 1,943
Posted By weekilter
Receiving calls any local Turkish SIM should work...

Receiving calls any local Turkish SIM should work since you don't pay to receive incoming calls while you're in Turkey.
Forum: Americas 27-03-2011, 13:51
Replies: 9
Views: 5,643
Posted By weekilter
It's frequency compatible. Is the phone...

It's frequency compatible. Is the phone unlocked? Unless it is you cannot use it with any operator other than the original one.

CDMA and GSM iPhones are meant for specific systems and are not...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-03-2011, 04:36
Replies: 9
Views: 4,545
Posted By weekilter
One thing that I can think of is that to my...

One thing that I can think of is that to my knowledge no major manufacturer makes a dual SIM phone. By major I mean Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, HTC, Motorola, etc. make one. I've seen dual SIM phones for...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2011, 20:21
Replies: 2
Views: 2,530
Posted By weekilter
Odds are that roaming rates in the states will be...

Odds are that roaming rates in the states will be severe. You're better off getting a local SIM either an AT&T "GoPhone" SIM or a T-Mobile SIM. Prepaid in the states you basically have pay as you...
Forum: Europe 30-01-2011, 17:36
Replies: 8
Views: 3,328
Posted By weekilter
To my knowledge there is no prepaid SIM that...

To my knowledge there is no prepaid SIM that never expires. You have to do something either add more money to the account or place a call to keep the account alive.
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 22-01-2011, 18:55
Replies: 10
Views: 6,891
Posted By weekilter
Get either an Orange or Cellcom card. Orange is...

Get either an Orange or Cellcom card. Orange is 900 and 1800 Mhz network and Celcom is 1800 only.

Orange is the original GSM network in Israel and Cellcom is a converted TDMA network. They both...
Forum: Americas 22-01-2011, 03:52
Replies: 9
Views: 13,254
Posted By weekilter
Virgin Mobile Canada (as well as the US) is CDMA...

Virgin Mobile Canada (as well as the US) is CDMA and thus no SIM.

Rogers/Fido has data, but it's for WAP only.
Forum: Americas 13-01-2011, 04:20
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By weekilter
Your best bet is to get a calling card in each of...

Your best bet is to get a calling card in each of the countries you'll visit. Just make sure that they calling card you get doesn't have a lot of extra fees and conditions.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-12-2010, 00:25
Replies: 12
Views: 4,827
Posted By weekilter
The question is if Global SIM is in it for the...

The question is if Global SIM is in it for the long term. There have been several casualties of such global SIM cards. How are we to be assured that Global SIM is in it for the long haul?
Forum: BeNeLux 26-12-2010, 18:50
Replies: 13
Views: 12,958
Posted By weekilter
All NL operators offer data check...

All NL operators offer data check prepaidgsm.net's rates.
Forum: Americas 25-12-2010, 06:53
Replies: 2
Views: 3,022
Posted By weekilter
I don't know why you're surprised. The terms of...

I don't know why you're surprised. The terms of PBTD are that you're charged any day you use voice minutes. You're using voice whether it's domestic or you're roaming. $1.49 is in addition to any...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-11-2010, 15:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,500
Posted By weekilter
My guess is that they just weren't making any...

My guess is that they just weren't making any money or enough money or were losing money.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-10-2010, 19:12
Replies: 14
Views: 5,096
Posted By weekilter
I see it as another way Apple can be in control...

I see it as another way Apple can be in control rather than the customer. Just like the micro-SIM. The space saved by using a micro-SIM vs. a regular SIM is infinitesimal.
Forum: Germany 25-09-2010, 19:01
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By weekilter
I don't know of any country-specific prepaid...

I don't know of any country-specific prepaid accounts that don't require you to do something whether that's add a top-up or make a call by a specified time. Most European SIMs roam internationally...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-09-2010, 19:09
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By weekilter
AFAIK there is no US SIM that will roam...

AFAIK there is no US SIM that will roam internationally (unless you mean Canada and Mexico.) AT&T prepaid won't roam to any international location. T-Mobile will roam in Canada and Mexico, but...
Forum: Americas 29-08-2010, 07:50
Replies: 3
Views: 2,313
Posted By weekilter
I'd recommend getting a Rogers or Fido (part of...

I'd recommend getting a Rogers or Fido (part of Rogers) SIM. It's impractical to use it for calling to the US since Rogers and Fido's rates to call the US are not cheap. Better to get a calling...
Forum: Europe 10-08-2010, 21:47
Replies: 13
Views: 3,978
Posted By weekilter
Someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but with...

Someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but with prepaid any balance of money in your account will remain as long as you refill with additional funds or for some carriers you need to make something...
Forum: Europe 09-08-2010, 06:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,978
Posted By weekilter
As far as I know there are only two usual types...

As far as I know there are only two usual types of SIMs. A regular and a micro SIM. Micro SIMs are not used very much on many devices. They're used on iPad and the new iPhone 4.

I'm not sure...
Forum: Europe 07-08-2010, 07:38
Replies: 7
Views: 2,202
Posted By weekilter
It's probably least expensive if you get a...

It's probably least expensive if you get a prepaid card in each country that you visit. Typically your initial card will have some credit on it. Also, if you're going to be in Europe it might be...
Forum: Italy 15-07-2010, 03:52
Replies: 4
Views: 12,784
Posted By weekilter
International Cell Phones, World Phones, SIM...

International Cell Phones, World Phones, SIM Cards, Satellite Phones (http://www.telestial.com) can provide you (at a considerable markup) a card before you arrive in Italy.
Forum: BeNeLux 15-07-2010, 03:49
Replies: 2
Views: 3,556
Posted By weekilter
Not available everywhere

Unlike in the US and Canada mobile providers outside of North America do not have internet email addresses for many or most carriers.
Forum: Americas 13-06-2010, 05:10
Replies: 1
Views: 3,755
Posted By weekilter
As long as you're in urban areas T-Mobile will do...

As long as you're in urban areas T-Mobile will do pretty well. It does not do well in rural areas generally though they do have some limited roaming with AT&T.
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