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Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-11-2018, 11:55
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Bossman
There is not much interest probably because the...

There is not much interest probably because the need for international SIM cards, especially for traveling in Europe, has diminished significantly.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 08-11-2018, 17:21
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By Bossman
Usage experience

I just want to post a recent usage experience - I was in London for 1 day and in Lagos, Nigeria for 9 days. All through the trip, I had my AT&T sim forwarded to the US number associated with sim....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 28-08-2018, 11:20
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By Bossman
That's my main reason for choosing a US number,...

That's my main reason for choosing a US number, once I learnt they were Jersey numbers. Even at $0.50/month, it's still a better option for me than those Jersey numbers. They are very expensive to...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-08-2018, 03:26
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By Bossman
Not that I am aware of. Nothing on the website...

Not that I am aware of. Nothing on the website either. Does it even have voicemail? I chose US number. When called and the phone is off, it just gives a busy tone. Or if not picked up, it gives the...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 19-08-2018, 14:07
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By Bossman
Received the new SIM on Friday. Postmarked August...

Received the new SIM on Friday. Postmarked August 7. So this was sent before I put my second request in. Went ahead and activated it and chose a US number. Works on AT&T here. Tested incoming...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 14-08-2018, 02:33
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
I suspect that somehow Piranha has forgot to send...

I suspect that somehow Piranha has forgot to send a replacement SIM to some of us. I requested one on 5/19 (via their support ticket) when the issue first came about as well. I have not received it...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 08-08-2018, 18:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,805
Posted By Bossman
I did not even realize they were still around....

I did not even realize they were still around. Same story...the need for international sims has diminished significantly.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-08-2018, 03:39
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Though no communication from Piranha, I noticed...

Though no communication from Piranha, I noticed they have updated their call calculator with the new rates, and there someone info about the new SIM card on the website and faq.On logging in, one can...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 16-07-2018, 20:40
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By Bossman
Piranha is probably a small outfit with a handful...

Piranha is probably a small outfit with a handful of employees at the most. The lack of communication from them, while not overly surprising, just makes one think they are pretty much dead!

The...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 22-06-2018, 12:30
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Honestly, until you have the new sim in your...

Honestly, until you have the new sim in your hands, I'd suggest that you not believe anything. And if the sim does show up, being a new product, it will likely have its own hiccups in the beginning.
Forum: Americas 13-06-2018, 19:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,350
Posted By Bossman
Tmobile prepaid sims have international roaming....

Tmobile prepaid sims have international roaming. Don't know if the one in your link is different.

http://tmo-assets-1524598101.netdna-ssl.com/prepaid-phones/pdf/IntlCallingRates.pdf
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 07-06-2018, 20:56
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Good to see this option is working out for you....

Good to see this option is working out for you. Thanks for the update.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-05-2018, 12:45
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
The piranha rep. must have seen our postings...

The piranha rep. must have seen our postings here. Anyway, my ticket got a response
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Dear Customer, all new cards will be dispatched by 30th June 2018, all...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-05-2018, 02:09
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
It last worked for me about 4 months ago or so....

It last worked for me about 4 months ago or so. The funny thing is, Piranha was aware of this but they never warned or informed their customers about it. Only when you contact them, will you find out...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-05-2018, 01:25
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Same here...just the auto response. At least they...

Same here...just the auto response. At least they are offering new sim cards. so it seems like they have something going. However, I will not be surprised one bit, if they do not come back from this....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-05-2018, 17:47
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
I requested a new SIM on Saturday. No, there is...

I requested a new SIM on Saturday. No, there is no response from them yet.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 23-05-2018, 11:20
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By Bossman
I concur with what rfranzq said - The need for...

I concur with what rfranzq said - The need for international sims has reduced drastically! I would guess that most users of these sims are not based in the EU. As you mentioned, EU based travelers...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 28-02-2018, 02:35
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
They sent me this updated SIM sometime last year.

They sent me this updated SIM sometime last year.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-02-2018, 16:02
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Update: About a couple of hours after opening a...

Update: About a couple of hours after opening a support ticket, it started working. Piranha did not really get back to me. I am guessing they did something on their end though.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-02-2018, 12:11
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Okay. I will reach out to them. Thanks.

Okay. I will reach out to them. Thanks.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-02-2018, 03:08
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Tested my SIM. It registers on AT&T, and that's...

Tested my SIM. It registers on AT&T, and that's it! Calling it goes straight to VM. Calling out from it, I get an automated voice message that calls are not allowed. I sent txt to both US/UK numbers,...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-02-2018, 19:02
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Agreed. I believe the voip feature is gone for...

Agreed. I believe the voip feature is gone for good. No, have not tried if the callback still works. It's direct dial from here as well.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-02-2018, 21:16
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
I opened a support ticket with Piranha. Here is...

I opened a support ticket with Piranha. Here is their response

"We are having issues with the operator concerning VoIP we will let you know when they have resolved the issue."

Bourbonkiller...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-02-2018, 14:21
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Agreed. It's not due to the app update. I tried...

Agreed. It's not due to the app update. I tried it on the SIP client on my phone and it does not work either.

The Piranha Representative reads this thread, so hopefully they respond accordingly.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 22-02-2018, 19:53
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Which SIP app

Which SIP app is folks using? Since the latest Zoiper update, my piranha account has failed to register.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 01-01-2018, 18:04
Replies: 2
Views: 2,029
Posted By Bossman
The relevance of those international cards has...

The relevance of those international cards has diminished significantly. It will only get worse. Unless those cards can provide cheap data rates. Most folks communicate via apps like whatsapp, etc...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 08-12-2017, 19:20
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
I use the call forwarding service so that I can...

I use the call forwarding service so that I can continue to receive my US calls when I am out of the country. I also use the VOIP functionality. For outgoing calls, I use vonage app or googlevoice ...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-10-2017, 12:46
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Wished it had call log for forwarded calls

Anyone else noticed that the call log does not include forwarded calls? The credit balance certainly does reflect it.When I travel to Nigeria (was recently there the last 2 weeks)I forward my US...
Forum: UK & Ireland 18-09-2017, 10:58
Replies: 22
Views: 5,076
Posted By Bossman
You are probably aware of this, but did you send...

You are probably aware of this, but did you send the text using the +12225558888 format? Most of what I have read about 3-UK is positive. Also, the sims are already data and roaming active. So, not...
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 21-08-2017, 10:44
Replies: 4
Views: 3,434
Posted By Bossman
You have to be a contract customer in order to...

You have to be a contract customer in order to add the passport plan or any of the other roaming plans, such as the daily plan.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 18-08-2017, 00:42
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
I primarily use it when I am traveling outside...

I primarily use it when I am traveling outside the country. And for that purpose, I am quite satisfied with it.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 14-08-2017, 15:03
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Anyone used piranha data in the USA, if so what...

Anyone used piranha data in the USA, if so what APN are you using? Tried the openroamer.com APN, but not working. Family member vising from UK for a couple of days, so I figured I'll let them use my...
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 13-08-2017, 15:17
Replies: 4
Views: 3,434
Posted By Bossman
AT&T prepaids to not roam outside of Mexico and...

AT&T prepaids to not roam outside of Mexico and Canada I believe. Not sure what your plan is, but these can be bought at any of the so many stores that sell them in the US. Walmart, Target, best buy,...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-07-2017, 02:43
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
Currently in Punta Cana. Doing the same with...

Currently in Punta Cana. Doing the same with piranha Voip, using the resort Wi-Fi. I don't even know where my piranha SIM is.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-06-2017, 14:22
Replies: 91
Views: 12,973
Posted By Bossman
As I recollect, Piranha sent an email about 2...

As I recollect, Piranha sent an email about 2 years ago or so, that roaming on AT&T is no longer available. And that they will automatically default all sims to Profile 1. I can't find the email...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 28-06-2017, 15:56
Replies: 4
Views: 3,459
Posted By Bossman
I concur. For example - I will be in Punta Cana...

I concur. For example - I will be in Punta Cana for 7 days starting this saturday. Normally I would have used my Piranha sim for incoming calls while there and forward my US number to it. But with...
Forum: UK & Ireland 01-06-2017, 10:20
Replies: 22
Views: 5,076
Posted By Bossman
Sure. Good to know. I'll be doing the same for my...

Sure. Good to know. I'll be doing the same for my 3-UK sim as well, when it's time for me to head to the UK around August.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2017, 13:09
Replies: 431
Views: 102,858
Posted By Bossman
Thanks gkeeper and DrNewcomb.

Thanks gkeeper and DrNewcomb.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-05-2017, 04:21
Replies: 431
Views: 102,858
Posted By Bossman
Did piranha remove their VoIP app for Android...

Did piranha remove their VoIP app for Android from the store? No luck finding it. .
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-05-2017, 22:36
Replies: 431
Views: 102,858
Posted By Bossman
I have used mine in both dual band single SIM...

I have used mine in both dual band single SIM phone. Customer service agent is wrong here. It has nothing to do with dual or single SIM. Must be another issue.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-05-2017, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,713
Posted By Bossman
Truphone is good if you will be using it in one...

Truphone is good if you will be using it in one of their home countries (US, UK, etc.). Otherwise, I do not think any other international sim has such a long expiry date like Piranha. I just checked...
Forum: UK & Ireland 20-05-2017, 21:19
Replies: 22
Views: 5,076
Posted By Bossman
Yes, you can topup and activate here in the USA....

Yes, you can topup and activate here in the USA. See this post by JEFFJAGUAR.
...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 10-05-2017, 14:14
Replies: 431
Views: 102,858
Posted By Bossman
I do not see why not, since you said it's...

I do not see why not, since you said it's unlocked. Mine works in my unlocked AT&T Iphone 4.
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 16-10-2016, 12:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,770
Posted By Bossman
Their website is below. No problems with my SIM...

Their website is below. No problems with my SIM card here in the US. It roams on AT&T. You can also try their Facebook page. What's the problem you are having and where are you located?
...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 16-07-2016, 03:53
Replies: 431
Views: 102,858
Posted By Bossman
Free Piranha sim.

For those that need one:

http://www.piranha-mobile.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=55
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 19-04-2016, 21:07
Replies: 153
Views: 45,038
Posted By Bossman
As I recollect, topups are recorded as an...

As I recollect, topups are recorded as an international charge. Also, my call charges/balance show up in UK Pounds
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 19-04-2016, 19:56
Replies: 153
Views: 45,038
Posted By Bossman
Schuster, Piranha is a good option. I have been...

Schuster, Piranha is a good option. I have been quite satisfied with their service. I recently used it for 3 weeks when I was in Nigeria last month. Now, I only use it for the call forwarding...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 29-03-2016, 20:09
Replies: 153
Views: 45,038
Posted By Bossman
You may want to try Piranha mobile. I cancelled...

You may want to try Piranha mobile. I cancelled my Telna account last year.
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 13-02-2016, 20:19
Replies: 2
Views: 4,899
Posted By Bossman
Incorrect. It has had roaming for at least 4...

Incorrect. It has had roaming for at least 4 years. It's quite expensive though. used mine for a quick call in Jamaica in 2012,
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 09-12-2015, 23:34
Replies: 153
Views: 45,038
Posted By Bossman
Have not been back to their website since I...

Have not been back to their website since I cancelled my SIM a few months ago. I just did not have a need for it, since I also have Piranha. You are correct - I did notice an increase in their rates...
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