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Forum: Germany 02-07-2014, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 4,907
Posted By siskiou
Thanks! I've written to FONIC and hope to hear...

Thanks!
I've written to FONIC and hope to hear back, before I leave. :)
Forum: Germany 01-07-2014, 21:27
Replies: 2
Views: 4,907
Posted By siskiou
Going to Germany again - which sim?

Is the Lidl Fonic still my best choice for some phone use, but mainly data?

My old Lidl Sim is still active, with a few Euros left on it, but I've lost the Pin and Puk, and also need a Micro Sim...
Forum: UK & Ireland 25-05-2013, 04:02
Replies: 0
Views: 1,776
Posted By siskiou
UK sim for data/tethering and voice

It's time to travel again, and it looks like giffgaff no longer allows tethering.
Are there any sim only plans available, where tethering is allowed, and doesn't cost the world?

Am also looking...
Forum: Germany 11-11-2011, 17:26
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
Thanks! I don't have a German bank account, and...

Thanks! I don't have a German bank account, and my parents don't want theirs given out.

Anyway, I received another reply from fonic. They keep changing where the bonus actually came from:...
Forum: Germany 10-11-2011, 22:47
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
Very strange! I received another email, saying...

Very strange! I received another email, saying that I did receive the bonus, but the other person (you) did not, because of the cutoff after 5 bonuses.

This makes no sense, since then the bonus...
Forum: Germany 10-11-2011, 16:39
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
Thanks! And I received a reply from Fonic to...

Thanks!

And I received a reply from Fonic to my query last night: the reason was that there were already 5 Friendship bonuses for the month on the number given during the activation.
Seems they...
Forum: Germany 05-11-2011, 23:33
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
It's possible, though one did work. IIRC, I...

It's possible, though one did work. IIRC, I copied and pasted the number from your page, so maybe it was my own that didn't work.
I guess there is no way to correct this in retrospect? And I can't...
Forum: Germany 04-11-2011, 21:11
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
I just checked the amount on my two Lidl cards,...

I just checked the amount on my two Lidl cards, and each one has only received one bonus, so either yours didn't work, or using my number for my daughter's didn't.
Darn, I was hoping not to have to...
Forum: Germany 23-10-2011, 20:34
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
Thanks for the help! The phone is unlocked, so...

Thanks for the help!
The phone is unlocked, so should work fine over there.
But when I look in the settings, there are no options to set up an APN anywhere that I can find. No Access Point names or...
Forum: Germany 23-10-2011, 18:13
Replies: 163
Views: 52,150
Posted By siskiou
I've purchased 2 Lidl cards, and activated them,...

I've purchased 2 Lidl cards, and activated them, using your (inquisitor's) number as referral for one of them. Now I wonder if you and I will get the 5 Euro each, or not, since there was a mention...
Forum: UK & Ireland 25-09-2011, 22:24
Replies: 0
Views: 1,854
Posted By siskiou
Voice/Data for a few days in the UK?

Hi!

My daughter and I are going to the UK and Germany this December, and I think I've figured out what Sim to get for Germany, but not for the UK.

We have unlocked phones that work in Europe....
Forum: UK & Ireland 01-11-2010, 21:34
Replies: 16
Views: 25,414
Posted By siskiou
I'm back from my trip and reporting in: in the...

I'm back from my trip and reporting in:
in the UK, I used a three (3) data card, with three months internet access included. It was fast enough for email and surfing, which was all I needed, and I...
Forum: UK & Ireland 01-06-2010, 04:27
Replies: 16
Views: 25,414
Posted By siskiou
Thanks for all the excellent info! I'll report...

Thanks for all the excellent info! I'll report back about how it goes, once I'm over there.
Forum: Germany 23-05-2010, 19:46
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Thanks and sorry for the content not related to...

Thanks and sorry for the content not related to the thread!
I reposted in another thread, hopefully more suited to my question.
Forum: UK & Ireland 23-05-2010, 19:44
Replies: 16
Views: 25,414
Posted By siskiou
I picked up an unlocked usb stick (Novatel...

I picked up an unlocked usb stick (Novatel MC950D) and a couple of sim cards for the UK so far.
Have not received the modem yet, but wonder what kind of connection manager I should use, and how to...
Forum: Germany 22-05-2010, 18:03
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
I picked up an unlocked usb stick (Novatel...

I picked up an unlocked usb stick (Novatel MC950D) and a couple of sim cards for the UK so far.
Have not received the modem yet, but wonder what kind of connection manager I should use, and how to...
Forum: Germany 30-04-2010, 01:48
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
I'm going to be in Germany for a week in June and...

I'm going to be in Germany for a week in June and again for a week in August.
In between, I'll be in Britain.
What do you think of a Simyo sim, with 1GB for 9.95 Euro?
Thanks for mentioning what...
Forum: Germany 29-04-2010, 04:53
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
So, I'm heading over to Germany again this summer...

So, I'm heading over to Germany again this summer and will also spend about two months in Britain.

What are the current best deals for prepaid internet flat rates and are there any companies that...
Forum: Germany 12-04-2009, 18:30
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Ah, no wonder! Thanks for the explanation.

Ah, no wonder!
Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Germany 12-04-2009, 17:08
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
I was very surprised to not get a connection at...

I was very surprised to not get a connection at my friend's house, who lives very close to Koeln.
There were many not covered areas along the train route from Duesseldorf toward the coast...
Forum: Germany 12-04-2009, 17:03
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Does that mean I should have been able to connect...

Does that mean I should have been able to connect through T-mobile in those areas (I thought I remembered something about the roaming)?
I tried many times, but it was a no-go.
Forum: Germany 12-04-2009, 01:30
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
I think the Tchibo stick is the easiest option...

I think the Tchibo stick is the easiest option (unless you already have a UMTS card that's not simlocked), but if you need coverage outside large cities, it might not always get you connected.

I...
Forum: Germany 10-04-2009, 18:16
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
I'm back from my visit to Germany, and used my...

I'm back from my visit to Germany, and used my unlocked T-Mobile card, plus an O2 sim (I tried one of their Freikarten to see if it worked and then loaded it and ordered their unlimited internet for...
Forum: Germany 24-02-2009, 15:58
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Thanks again for all the help! If everything...

Thanks again for all the help!
If everything works out with the configuration, I should be all set for my visit to Germany!

Am looking forward to seeing how much things have changed there during...
Forum: Germany 24-02-2009, 02:10
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
One more question: are there any cheapo...

One more question:
are there any cheapo cellphones without SIM/Net-Lock available?
Since I have 3 O2 Loop Freikarten, I could use one in the phone, and have an easier time loading exactly the...
Forum: Germany 23-02-2009, 21:29
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Thanks, Chris! Does anyone know if I can use...

Thanks, Chris!

Does anyone know if I can use one of those free O2 Loop cards and their connection software, too?
I had 3 of them sent ahead to my address in Germany a week or so ago, in the hopes...
Forum: Germany 23-02-2009, 17:03
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Thanks, everyone! So, if I buy a Tchibo...

Thanks, everyone!

So, if I buy a Tchibo card, I'd have to load it up with 20Euro for the Dataflat for 30 days? Or does it come with some credit on it already?
I checked on the Tchibo website, and...
Forum: Germany 23-02-2009, 06:08
Replies: 85
Views: 51,483
Posted By siskiou
Cheap prepaid Internet for short stay in Germany? [merged]

I'm visiting Germany Mid-March for two weeks and am looking for an easy and cheap way to get into the net for email and surfing while there.

A friend is loaning me their T-MOBILE Web´n Walk ...
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