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Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 20-09-2017, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 7,365
Posted By Effendi
Hi, here is an interesting review on Hotspot...

Hi, here is an interesting review on Hotspot Shield, maybe it can be useful for someone interested on this subject:
https://www.cloudwards.net/hotspot-shield-review/
Forum: Italy 13-10-2015, 11:28
Replies: 4
Views: 3,236
Posted By Effendi
I confirm LTE and 4G are the same thing, at least...

I confirm LTE and 4G are the same thing, at least here in Europe. And yes, TIM's 4G network is LTE for sure.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 05-10-2015, 11:06
Replies: 14
Views: 10,369
Posted By Effendi
Thanks to you rfranzq and all the other fantastic...

Thanks to you rfranzq and all the other fantastic people who contribute to this forum.
We had quite big problems this time, and I was on holidays so I couldn't do anything before I was back home. I...
Forum: Italy 10-02-2015, 16:51
Replies: 1
Views: 2,971
Posted By Effendi
Yes, it is. It's getting very hard to find a...

Yes, it is. It's getting very hard to find a normal starter kit in Italy with any operator. I think it's not correct, official shops should always have a normal starter kit without any monthly plan,...
Forum: Italy 27-10-2014, 09:32
Replies: 3
Views: 3,446
Posted By Effendi
No official way to buy it in advance. For...

No official way to buy it in advance. For registering it can take 10/15 minutes. Maybe the card is not active at once, but usually TIM is quite fast.
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 08-10-2014, 16:02
Replies: 12
Views: 7,903
Posted By Effendi
There are no Saturn/Media Markt shops in...

There are no Saturn/Media Markt shops in Slovenia, so that won't help you. Go to Petrol/OMV gas stations they always have IZI and Bob prepaid cards, maybe also SiMobil, but I'm not sure about it.
Forum: Italy 01-10-2014, 16:27
Replies: 3
Views: 3,446
Posted By Effendi
All correct, you have the TIM in Viaggio Internet...

All correct, you have the TIM in Viaggio Internet option on and the Protezione Off.
Write PROTEZIONESTERO OFF to 40916 to have it active again.
Forum: France 24-09-2014, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 3,842
Posted By Effendi
in Italy it's much much easier than in France....

in Italy it's much much easier than in France. And all prepaid sim-cards have a validity of at least 12 months, totally free of charge, you just need to refill once a year and that's it.
And prepaid...
Forum: Europe 23-09-2014, 11:59
Replies: 1
Views: 2,699
Posted By Effendi
Hello Alessandro. First of all please write...

Hello Alessandro.
First of all please write just 1 post, there's no need to write 4 and remember English is the only language used on this forum.

As I wrote back by e-mail in Italian, ERONET is...
Forum: Mobile Phones 27-08-2014, 09:32
Replies: 18
Views: 12,974
Posted By Effendi
I own a Lumia 630 dual sim, bought in Germany...

I own a Lumia 630 dual sim, bought in Germany through Amazon, and I'm satisfied with it. It has become my only phone at the moment and I'm so happy to have just 1 phone always with me instead of two....
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-08-2014, 15:30
Replies: 7
Views: 4,898
Posted By Effendi
Welcome to the new moderator (but I'll never...

Welcome to the new moderator (but I'll never learn your user name anyway! :D) :)

We need some american guy now...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-08-2014, 14:53
Replies: 7
Views: 4,898
Posted By Effendi
That could be a good idea. I'm not often on the...

That could be a good idea.
I'm not often on the forum lately, and I update the website even less, unfortunately :(
Andy does a good job here on the forum, but most of the time he's alone and I...
Forum: Italy 21-08-2014, 08:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,869
Posted By Effendi
If it's an old Vodafone-Omnitel branded sim and...

If it's an old Vodafone-Omnitel branded sim and was not used for long it will be totally dead now. Vodafone Italy sim cards have a validity of 11+1 months after the last refill, then they're dead. So...
Forum: Europe 12-06-2014, 12:09
Replies: 9
Views: 13,210
Posted By Effendi
Just don't go to Andorra, there are beautiful...

Just don't go to Andorra, there are beautiful mountains in many other places around the world, with much less hassles ;)
Forum: Italy 26-05-2014, 22:06
Replies: 8
Views: 4,420
Posted By Effendi
You can change it, of course, but you have to...

You can change it, of course, but you have to pay, I think it's 10€
Forum: Italy 26-05-2014, 22:03
Replies: 1
Views: 2,876
Posted By Effendi
*123# is to check the credit. You should know...

*123# is to check the credit.
You should know which option you asked to activate in order to understand something more... Can you see the activation SMS you sent?
Forum: Italy 12-03-2014, 16:52
Replies: 6
Views: 9,688
Posted By Effendi
I'm saying that options for "mobile surfing only"...

I'm saying that options for "mobile surfing only" don't allow tethering, while options for surfing the web with a usb-dongle of course allow tethering. Fortunately by now most Italian surfing options...
Forum: Europe 22-02-2014, 20:19
Replies: 7
Views: 4,401
Posted By Effendi
I just made a new page about prepaid data offers...

I just made a new page about prepaid data offers available in Slovenia.
You can find it here:
http://www.prepaidgsm.net/en/slovenia/data_slo.php

I also updated all the Slovenian operators pages.
Forum: Italy 22-02-2014, 15:34
Replies: 10
Views: 12,352
Posted By Effendi
there should be! I was theere a couple of months...

there should be! I was theere a couple of months ago but honestly I don't remember them...
Forum: Italy 20-02-2014, 09:59
Replies: 10
Views: 12,352
Posted By Effendi
BTW there should be 2 Telecom Italia (so TIM)...

BTW there should be 2 Telecom Italia (so TIM) shops inside Venice airport, one at the ground floor and one at the 1st floor, even if I cannot find them on the airport map...
Forum: Italy 20-02-2014, 09:54
Replies: 10
Views: 12,352
Posted By Effendi
That's the only official TIM shop in Venice...

That's the only official TIM shop in Venice old-town.
There are other 2 official (monobrand) TIM shops in Mestre (Venice new-town):
Negozio TIM
VIA ALESSANDRO POERIO 38 MESTRE
Tel.:041/987311
...
Forum: Italy 05-02-2014, 18:57
Replies: 6
Views: 9,688
Posted By Effendi
You forgot to take a look on this website... ...

You forgot to take a look on this website...
http://www.prepaidgsm.net/en/italy.php
here is all information about Italy and there's written if an option allows tethering or not.
Unfortunately our...
Forum: Italy 18-11-2013, 08:39
Replies: 17
Views: 4,757
Posted By Effendi
I'm not sure if you can get a Postepay prepaid...

I'm not sure if you can get a Postepay prepaid card from Poste Italiane. But if you do you surely can use it to recharge TIM prepaid cards. Anyway, for this year you're ok! ;)
Forum: Italy 30-10-2013, 16:55
Replies: 8
Views: 8,403
Posted By Effendi
I confirm that that page is not clear at all and...

I confirm that that page is not clear at all and they don't answer to your questions.
For the unlimited internet I think it's not a big problem since you can only surf on your phone (no tethering or...
Forum: Europe 21-10-2013, 16:41
Replies: 133
Views: 43,226
Posted By Effendi
Italian Governmen isn't against it, but Italian...

Italian Governmen isn't against it, but Italian operators are, of course! ;)
Forum: Italy 09-10-2013, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,895
Posted By Effendi
Wow, crazy solution, but I'm glad it worked! :D

Wow, crazy solution, but I'm glad it worked! :D
Forum: Italy 02-10-2013, 09:58
Replies: 1
Views: 1,957
Posted By Effendi
Hello, in Italy it's compulsory to register sim...

Hello, in Italy it's compulsory to register sim cards and only dealers can do.
So you will find no (honest) one who will sell you high quantity sim-cards in advance, unless you provide them with a...
Forum: Italy 17-09-2013, 10:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,757
Posted By Effendi
In old towns, where streets are narrow and walls...

In old towns, where streets are narrow and walls are thick you often have problems with any operator. TIM should be the best, probably followed by Wind in Tuscany.
Forum: Italy 13-09-2013, 08:28
Replies: 8
Views: 3,757
Posted By Effendi
Usually shops close at 7pm or 7.30pm, you could...

Usually shops close at 7pm or 7.30pm, you could make it on your first day if your flight is not late.

For local calls TIMxTUTTI is not very useful unless you plan to call only other TIM numbers. I...
Forum: Italy 13-09-2013, 08:22
Replies: 7
Views: 3,443
Posted By Effendi
Credit expires after 12 months from activation or...

Credit expires after 12 months from activation or last refill.
Forum: Italy 11-09-2013, 09:07
Replies: 8
Views: 3,757
Posted By Effendi
TIM or Wind or Vodafone, in order. But which...

TIM or Wind or Vodafone, in order.

But which part of Tuscany will you visit?
Forum: Italy 03-09-2013, 15:54
Replies: 2
Views: 2,372
Posted By Effendi
Sorry for my late reply, but I'm very busy at...

Sorry for my late reply, but I'm very busy at work lately.

With all European sim-cards incoming texts are always free, also while roaming abroad. Incoming calls are always free as well, but not if...
Forum: Italy 22-08-2013, 10:47
Replies: 4
Views: 2,105
Posted By Effendi
You can find open shops at malls on sundays and...

You can find open shops at malls on sundays and also in the centre of main tourist cities/towns. I.e. in Rome or in Florence or Venice they should be open also on Sunday, only in the touristic...
Forum: Italy 19-08-2013, 12:38
Replies: 4
Views: 2,105
Posted By Effendi
Usually shops in bigger towns in Italy are open...

Usually shops in bigger towns in Italy are open from 10am to 7.30pm, at department stores they can be open also till 9pm. In smaller towns most shops still close around 12.30pm and reopen at 3.30pm....
Forum: Italy 14-08-2013, 08:10
Replies: 7
Views: 3,119
Posted By Effendi
This offer by TIM is quite strange... the website...

This offer by TIM is quite strange... the website is not clear... it seems that you pay 3€ per day and get the usual 25MB. If you use more you start using the 100MB.

Consider that by the borders...
Forum: Italy 13-08-2013, 15:58
Replies: 7
Views: 3,119
Posted By Effendi
Reading on TIM website you can activate both...

Reading on TIM website you can activate both options, if you like.
By now there's a promotion on the In Viaggio Full which gives you 100MB of data instead of 25, to activate it (after you activated...
Forum: Italy 12-08-2013, 15:39
Replies: 1
Views: 2,012
Posted By Effendi
Activation fee is free if you buy a sim-card and...

Activation fee is free if you buy a sim-card and activate the option (usually within the same day), otherwise you pay it.
Forum: Italy 07-08-2013, 14:59
Replies: 11
Views: 4,341
Posted By Effendi
Probably they sign for you ;)

Probably they sign for you ;)
Forum: Italy 06-08-2013, 12:28
Replies: 11
Views: 4,341
Posted By Effendi
Receiving an SMS is always free with ANY European...

Receiving an SMS is always free with ANY European sim-card.
A copy of your passport should be enough. Otherwise go to Como and buy it, it's not a long journey, you live in Switzerland, not...
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 05-08-2013, 16:45
Replies: 3
Views: 4,396
Posted By Effendi
What "network" is 232 128? Is it some sort of...

What "network" is 232 128? Is it some sort of service provider/reseller to other MVNOs?
Forum: Italy 05-08-2013, 16:32
Replies: 11
Views: 4,341
Posted By Effendi
just the passport is needed and this way it...

just the passport is needed and this way it should work.


what offer do you need if you only receive SMS, which is free of charge? :???:
Forum: Italy 05-08-2013, 16:30
Replies: 1
Views: 2,768
Posted By Effendi
Uhm, that's strange, if you got that SMS the...

Uhm, that's strange, if you got that SMS the option is active. Did you check your credit if it's not 0 again? At 0 you cannot use internet...
Forum: Italy 23-07-2013, 16:55
Replies: 18
Views: 7,695
Posted By Effendi
You can: - call 40916 (IVR) - call 119...

You can:
- call 40916 (IVR)
- call 119 (operator)
- register to tim.it and deactivate it from your personal area

Unfortunately some basic Italian is needed in any case (I'd use the website),...
Forum: Italy 12-07-2013, 08:24
Replies: 18
Views: 7,695
Posted By Effendi
You ask the dealer to activate it for you or call...

You ask the dealer to activate it for you or call 119 (but they will speak Italian only, most probably). Or you put the SIM in a Phone, activate by SMS, and then put it back on the iPad.
Forum: Italy 10-07-2013, 21:10
Replies: 18
Views: 7,695
Posted By Effendi
Never heard about a similar problem with TIM. If...

Never heard about a similar problem with TIM. If you have an unlocked device you should have no problems at all.
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 03-07-2013, 13:54
Replies: 51
Views: 20,043
Posted By Effendi
I already wrote the Golan offer on PPGSM too. ...

I already wrote the Golan offer on PPGSM too.

So the basic offers by the "big 3" are still the same?
Or should I update those pages:
PrePaidGSM: Orange (Israel)...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 03-07-2013, 11:30
Replies: 51
Views: 20,043
Posted By Effendi
Hi Sperial! After a long time I wrote the pages...

Hi Sperial!
After a long time I wrote the pages about hMobile and Youphone here on PrepaidGSM
Israel (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/en/israel.php)

Just a some little questions:
- Youphone: which...
Forum: Italy 02-07-2013, 16:34
Replies: 18
Views: 7,695
Posted By Effendi
Three has rather good coverage in towns, but has...

Three has rather good coverage in towns, but has still quite some problems out in the countryside and mountains.
Forum: Italy 27-06-2013, 13:20
Replies: 18
Views: 7,695
Posted By Effendi
Once it was allowed, now they write it's not......

Once it was allowed, now they write it's not... who knows...
Forum: Italy 27-06-2013, 13:20
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By Effendi
I have the WebPocket by Huawei, but I got it with...

I have the WebPocket by Huawei, but I got it with a business postpaid contract with 3.
You can buy it anywhere, it's important to check 2 things:
- it must be unlocked (to be used with any network)...
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