[Noisebridge-congress] SIM cards
audrey.penven at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 22:08:23 UTC 2009
I got a German phone - craptastic prepaid thing. It was most useful
for text messages, and I got it for 30 euros, across the street from
the congress center. I didn't try to use it in other countries.
Anyway, a trick that Nicole did when she was there - she was using her
iPod Touch as a cellphone. Using wifi and skype. That's an option,
though not as reliable as an actual phone.
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 1:04 PM, Reed Kennedy <reed at notfine.com> wrote:
> Speaking from knowledge gained in Asia in 2007:
> Unless you can find a company that offers service in several of the
> countries you'll be in, just buy a newSIM for each country. Even if you can
> find a provider that serves multiple countries, if you buy the SIM in
> Germany they will often charge you roaming rates in, say, Austria.
> As for plans and what to pay, this looks useful:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>> Yo dawg, I heard there be SIM cards up the butt in Germany.
>> I'm a newb at traveling to Europe. What's the deal with SIM cards? How
>> much should I expect to prepay for something that has some voice, some
>> text, and a bunch of data? Also good in more then just Germany?
>> Rubin Abdi
>> rubin at starset.net
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