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Forum: BeNeLux 04-02-2011, 15:28
Replies: 13
Views: 12,374
Posted By Ties Brants
Vodafone - Top up voucher -Vodafone - Prepaid -...

Vodafone - Top up voucher -Vodafone - Prepaid - English summary (http://www.vodafone.nl/english/prepaid/Top_up_voucher/)
Basicaly you go to any gas station, super market etc and get the vouchers to...
Forum: BeNeLux 18-01-2011, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 11,849
Posted By Ties Brants
This what the Vodafone website says: "Écht...

This what the Vodafone website says: "Écht supersnel internet (250MB) op je mobiele telefoon tot 3,6 Mbps voor slechts € 9,50 (9,50 crossed out) 4,75 per maand "

Which suggest that it might be a...
Forum: BeNeLux 17-01-2011, 13:44
Replies: 7
Views: 11,849
Posted By Ties Brants
Seems like Vodafone doesn't offer unlimited...

Seems like Vodafone doesn't offer unlimited internet on prepaid anymore. Which makes sense, since they also don't do it anymore for new post-paid connections.

Now you can either get 250 MB for...
Forum: BeNeLux 16-01-2011, 17:42
Replies: 5
Views: 9,175
Posted By Ties Brants
It depends on how much data you need. But I...

It depends on how much data you need.
But I think getting 2 different cards will be cheaper. With vodafone NL it seems that you will be paying 2 euro per day and then you can use 20 MB every day in...
Forum: Italy 09-11-2010, 02:14
Replies: 4
Views: 2,649
Posted By Ties Brants
It will only work if the stick isn't sim-locked....

It will only work if the stick isn't sim-locked. (which I assume it is) If it is locked it will be locked to Vodafone in the country you bought it in. So it won't work with any other network, not...
Forum: BeNeLux 07-08-2010, 13:44
Replies: 3
Views: 5,427
Posted By Ties Brants
Your best option might actually be to check if...

Your best option might actually be to check if the match you want to see is broadcasted by one of the Dutch public broadcasters (Nederland 1,2, or 3). Then you should be able to watch it using a...
Forum: Mobile Phones 02-08-2010, 17:33
Replies: 2
Views: 3,198
Posted By Ties Brants
I updated my firmware, worked perfectly once I...

I updated my firmware, worked perfectly once I found out that I could find the password with one of the links on Inquisitors page. But the links to the software updates on that page don't seem to...
Forum: BeNeLux 23-03-2010, 14:24
Replies: 1
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ties Brants
See here: ...

See here:
http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/europe/5655-vodafone-prepaid-sim-zoogerloos-internet-blox-voip-calls-sip-client.html

note however that there is "doesn't block" and "allows"
Vodafone...
Forum: BeNeLux 19-02-2010, 22:47
Replies: 3
Views: 3,480
Posted By Ties Brants
you're welcome :) Not sure about the...

you're welcome :)

Not sure about the telephone shops. I actually think it really depends on the salesperson that happens to be helping you. The thing is that what you want to know is not so much...
Forum: BeNeLux 18-02-2010, 16:25
Replies: 3
Views: 3,480
Posted By Ties Brants
There is of course the difference between will it...

There is of course the difference between will it work and is it allowed.
I just tested it with a post paid sim card with the zorgeloos blox and it does work with voip.

The problem is that the...
Forum: BeNeLux 19-01-2010, 20:22
Replies: 4
Views: 3,475
Posted By Ties Brants
But the carefree internet blox isn't really that...

But the carefree internet blox isn't really that carefree anymore. Apparently you can only use something like 250 MB with it on prepaid. And then they cancel your blox and they won't always let you...
Forum: BeNeLux 05-01-2010, 08:35
Replies: 2
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ties Brants
Seems like the only way you can add 10 euro is if...

Seems like the only way you can add 10 euro is if you do it with Ideal (sort of the Dutch Paypal) But then you need a Dutch bank account.

Online top up - Easy and safe with the comfort of your...
Forum: BeNeLux 20-12-2009, 00:25
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By Ties Brants
But the last tower won't be exactly at the border...

But the last tower won't be exactly at the border and they won't direct the signal in the direction of Belgium. They want to have coverage in the Netherlands, not Belgium. So if the signal stops 1...
Forum: BeNeLux 13-12-2009, 14:38
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By Ties Brants
If I remember correctly Orange actually had E-gsm...

If I remember correctly Orange actually had E-gsm as well. So T-mobile should at least have the possibility to also use (E) gsm 900. But I suppose that testing it where you need it is the only way to...
Forum: BeNeLux 13-12-2009, 08:02
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By Ties Brants
The buurlanden blox is actually 4,50. See here...

The buurlanden blox is actually 4,50.
See here (in...
Forum: BeNeLux 12-12-2009, 20:21
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By Ties Brants
I understand. But if you use a Belgium sim card...

I understand. But if you use a Belgium sim card that roams on the Dutch networks you should be able to find out if you have coverage on a Dutch network. And also how the signal quality is.

Or...
Forum: BeNeLux 12-12-2009, 14:12
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By Ties Brants
I think all the maps will make it look like the...

I think all the maps will make it look like the signal stops exactly at the border. So they are not really going to help you. But what about using your Belgium sim to roam on the different networks...
Forum: Europe 01-12-2009, 23:04
Replies: 11
Views: 27,597
Posted By Ties Brants
Base Belgium can be really good for small amounts...

Base Belgium can be really good for small amounts of data: €2.50 per MB
(invoiced per KB) for some European countries and €3.50 per MB
(invoiced per KB) for the rest. Can be really good for chat...
Forum: Europe 27-11-2009, 15:40
Replies: 4
Views: 3,675
Posted By Ties Brants
this is what I said about number 2 in an other...

this is what I said about number 2 in an other discussion about Denmark some time ago:

"Not sure how it exactly works, but I tried to buy (a pretty standard) 3 sim card last December. They didn't...
Forum: Europe 09-10-2009, 23:32
Replies: 35
Views: 23,509
Posted By Ties Brants
When I was in Turkey in May they didn't ask for...

When I was in Turkey in May they didn't ask for an Invoice when I registered my phone with Turkcell. So actually don't think that will be a problem.
Forum: Europe 03-09-2009, 11:56
Replies: 17
Views: 7,962
Posted By Ties Brants
Not really sure how it works with SFR, but the...

Not really sure how it works with SFR, but the network can find out what kind of phone you have if they wanted using the imei number.
When I log in at Portail Orange (http://www.orange.fr) they know...
Forum: Europe 30-08-2009, 11:47
Replies: 17
Views: 7,962
Posted By Ties Brants
@ djbob: I think there was some discussion here...

@ djbob: I think there was some discussion here about the SFR Iphone offer. But not really sure if there was someone who actually knew how it exactly worked.
edit: see this one:...
Forum: Europe 29-08-2009, 16:35
Replies: 17
Views: 7,962
Posted By Ties Brants
apparently SFR has a special offer for Iphones....

apparently SFR has a special offer for Iphones. Not really sure how it works and how to get it. I used Orange this summer. worked perfectly. The only problem I have is that it will renew the internet...
Forum: Europe 29-08-2009, 16:31
Replies: 11
Views: 4,118
Posted By Ties Brants
to quote myself from an other discussion about...

to quote myself from an other discussion about Denmark:

"Not sure how it exactly works, but I tried to buy (a pretty standard) 3 sim card last December. They didn't want to sell it to me without...
Forum: Europe 18-06-2009, 22:21
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By Ties Brants
Not sure how it exactly works, but I tried to buy...

Not sure how it exactly works, but I tried to buy (a pretty standard) 3 sim card last december. They didn't want to sell it to me without some Danish ID card. So it is possible that you need a Danish...
Forum: Europe 25-05-2009, 15:51
Replies: 7
Views: 4,501
Posted By Ties Brants
Depending on how much you will use in Belgium...

Depending on how much you will use in Belgium (and France) you might want to check the local operators there as well.
Base in Belgium has pretty good offers, both for Belgium itself and abroad....
Forum: Europe 18-04-2009, 18:25
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Ties Brants
I would think so: 3 - Help & Support -...

I would think so:

3 - Help & Support - Mobile Broadband Help - Got a question? (http://www.three.co.uk/Help_Support/Mobile_Broadband_Help)
3 - Help & Support - International - 3 Like Home - Pay...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 03-04-2009, 15:13
Replies: 8
Views: 9,305
Posted By Ties Brants
As far as I understood it some years ago: If...

As far as I understood it some years ago:

If you do a direct (unconditional) divert to an other number you will always be billed as if you were in your home country. This because the network...
Forum: Germany 31-03-2009, 21:44
Replies: 22
Views: 6,728
Posted By Ties Brants
@Inquisitor: Thanks. also for the help with UMTS...

@Inquisitor: Thanks. also for the help with UMTS usb adapter.

I ordered the card to just play around with. Unfortunately not going to South America any time soon. My brother however is, so he...
Forum: Germany 27-03-2009, 20:13
Replies: 22
Views: 6,728
Posted By Ties Brants
True. Then again everything below 1,45 is still...

True. Then again everything below 1,45 is still cheaper then Vodafone. Because World (which is pretty much everywhere except Europe and Canada/USA) costs euro 1,50 per minute.

and only zone 7 is...
Forum: Germany 27-03-2009, 19:03
Replies: 22
Views: 6,728
Posted By Ties Brants
Solomo pro is really great for receiving calls...

Solomo pro is really great for receiving calls outside Europe!

With my Dutch Vodafone postpaid card I would euro 1,50 per minute to receive a call in Bolivia (for example).
With Solomo pro it...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 25-03-2009, 23:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,587
Posted By Ties Brants
The question is of course: does the fact that...

The question is of course: does the fact that your Phone registered on a foreign network really means that you are okay? Maybe someone stole your phone or worse.
And if your flying with Ryanair with...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-03-2009, 01:51
Replies: 9
Views: 4,030
Posted By Ties Brants
Well it depends on how much data you think you...

Well it depends on how much data you think you will use. But in the Netherlands you can buy a vodafone simcard for 5 euro (and it seems you get 10 euro credit with it now, at least on line) and then...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-03-2009, 01:08
Replies: 9
Views: 4,030
Posted By Ties Brants
May I ask where you are planning of going,...

May I ask where you are planning of going, because there might be cheaper options. 3 can be really good for UK, Italy, Denmark, Sweden and Austria. And in some countries the sim cards in the country...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 12-03-2009, 15:55
Replies: 5
Views: 3,855
Posted By Ties Brants
did you see this website already? Australia...

did you see this website already?

Australia - Prepaid Wireless Internet Access (http://prepaid-wireless-internet-access.wetpaint.com/page/Australia)
Forum: BeNeLux 07-03-2009, 19:37
Replies: 2
Views: 2,665
Posted By Ties Brants
Maybe they are already reserved for the new...

Maybe they are already reserved for the new LTE/Wimax operators?
just a quick google search gives me this article:
http://tweakers.mobi/nieuws/57020 (in Dutch)
But then you would expect more then...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 07-03-2009, 15:41
Replies: 10
Views: 12,132
Posted By Ties Brants
Not really an answer to your question, but Skype...

Not really an answer to your question, but Skype has the same problem:
"Please note: For SMS sent to mobile phones in USA, China and Taiwan, neither Skype Name nor validated mobile number are...
Forum: UK & Ireland 06-03-2009, 18:13
Replies: 11
Views: 6,651
Posted By Ties Brants
The part about KPN and E-plus was an answer to...

The part about KPN and E-plus was an answer to your question between brackets.
anyway, I"m not sure how rare charging by the kilobyte is, but as far as I know none of the Dutch operators does.
And...
Forum: UK & Ireland 05-03-2009, 20:22
Replies: 11
Views: 6,651
Posted By Ties Brants
There are some networks in Europe where you pay...

There are some networks in Europe where you pay the same as in Belgium (2,50 / mb)
(for example KPN (the Netherlands), the owner of base and e-plus (Germany), also owned by KPN.

Three is even...
Forum: UK & Ireland 04-03-2009, 21:46
Replies: 11
Views: 6,651
Posted By Ties Brants
I would think that there are cheaper options, for...

I would think that there are cheaper options, for example Base from Belgium: euro 3,50/mb and they charge per kb. So you would really pay what you use.
...
Forum: Germany 25-02-2009, 23:16
Replies: 85
Views: 47,252
Posted By Ties Brants
I managed to do it in the end. I changed my...

I managed to do it in the end. I changed my address to a fake German address. Then there were actually some payment options to choose from. And in the next screen I could change the address back to...
Forum: Germany 24-02-2009, 22:35
Replies: 85
Views: 47,252
Posted By Ties Brants
Thanks. They say they do deliver to the...

Thanks.
They say they do deliver to the Netherlands.
Deltatecc Shop (http://www.deltateccshop.de/Liefer-und-Versandkosten_i5_x4.htm)
And on the Versandinformationen page they do add 15 euro's...
Forum: Germany 24-02-2009, 22:03
Replies: 85
Views: 47,252
Posted By Ties Brants
Thanks. My German is not that good any more (and...

Thanks. My German is not that good any more (and I didn't see the first time that there were more page in that thread)

new problem: I have to select a payment option (Zahlungsweise) but there I...
Forum: Germany 24-02-2009, 21:23
Replies: 85
Views: 47,252
Posted By Ties Brants
Do you know if this offer is still valid? Because...

Do you know if this offer is still valid? Because it says on the other forum that it is valid until the end of November 2008.


Thanks
Forum: Europe 09-01-2009, 10:29
Replies: 10
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ties Brants
I know. I considered going back and try to...

I know. I considered going back and try to explain that to them. But I had the 50 MB from my Italian card and the friend I was staying with had internet, so it wasn't so important. I was however...
Forum: Europe 08-01-2009, 18:41
Replies: 10
Views: 7,987
Posted By Ties Brants
3 Denmark has some good deals as well. 3.dk...

3 Denmark has some good deals as well. 3.dk (http://www.3webshop.dk/hi3g/broadbandSetup.dt?product=E169GBlack_Hi3g&bandwidth=7%2C2&subscriptionPlan=prepaidMobilt&website=dk_hi3g&duration=week)
There...
Forum: BeNeLux 06-01-2009, 17:05
Replies: 8
Views: 8,032
Posted By Ties Brants
If speed is important, vodafone might be better....

If speed is important, vodafone might be better. It will cost you 9,50 euro (for a month), but the connection will be a lot faster. There is still no information about the "unlimited blox" on the...
Forum: Europe 13-09-2008, 04:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By Ties Brants
No, you can't. 3 Sweden is only 3g. But I think...

No, you can't. 3 Sweden is only 3g. But I think it is possible with Telia. see http://prepaid-wireless-internet-access.wetpaint.com/page/Sweden+-+Telia
But with only gprs it will be slow.
If you...
Forum: Europe 09-09-2008, 14:39
Replies: 1
Views: 2,307
Posted By Ties Brants
Using three in Italy, Denmark and Sweden

This summer I went on a interrail trip to Italy, Denmark and Sweden.
I tried to find a sim card that would give me internet access in these countries as well as Germany. (as I had to travel trough...
Forum: Europe 09-09-2008, 13:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By Ties Brants
Not sure if you still need an answer, but I...

Not sure if you still need an answer, but I bought a 3 Sweden broadband sim for kr 99. Which will give you a week of internet. After that week you can add more time with a credit card. one week will...
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